Household Employment Services Offer Employers a Helping Hand

Accounting for eldercare providers, nannies, and other domestic employees can be difficult on your own. Fortunately there are several alternatives. You could purchase payroll software developed especially for household employers, such as Essentia Software’s NannyPay 2000. You can also contract with one of several Internet-based services that provide tax and payroll specifically services for household employers.

GTM Associates offers a tax and payroll service and provides tax and overtime calculators on their web site, as well as a tax calendar and tax forms for easy reference. They offer tax and labor training also. The Clifton Park, New York-based provider is a member of the International Nanny Association (INA).

Household employers spend up to 60 hours annually managing their employees’ taxes and payroll issues, according to their web site. GTM’s EasyPay™ system offers third-party check writing, sick and vacation time tracking and accrual, and allows for work hours and salary entry and accepts payroll amendments via the Internet. EasyPay™ also processes direct deposits for unlimited accounts. Learn more about GTM Associates at their web site at www.gtmassociates.com or call them toll-free at 888-432-7972.

Nanny Taxes, is a Sterling, Virginia-based nanny service provider that has supported over 12,000 household employers since starting in 1993, according to their web site. They offer different service plans and secure web-based communication using proprietary client management and tax processing systems. Their web site also offers online tax calculators, downloadable tax forms, news items relevant to household employers, and easily accessed fee schedules. They have a Refer-a-Friend program. Learn more about Nanny Taxes at their web site www.4nannytaxes.com or call them toll-free at 800-NaniTax (800-626-4829). Nanny Taxes is also a member of the INA.

Paperwork Pros have been serving the household employer community from Charleston, West Virginia, since 1993. They keep all tax and payroll records, issue employer and employee reports, prepare federal and state reports, complete employee W-2s and employer Schedule H, according to their web site. You can print, download, or e-mail federal tax forms and publications from their web site. Learn more about Paperwork Pros at their web site at www.paperworkpro.com or call toll-free them at 800-214-9325.

Breedlove Online provides payroll and tax services for household employers across the country. Breedlove is an INA member based in Austin, Texas. They process $100 million in payroll annually, according to their web site. Their web site provides law and compliance assistance as well as a listing of placement agencies nationwide. Find out more about Breedlove at [www.breedlove-online.com] or call them at 888-BREEDLOVE (888-273-3356).

Learn more about the NannyPay 2005 accounting program for household employers at www.essentia-soft.com/. You can learn more about the International Nanny Association online www.nanny.org/ or www.internationalnannyassociation.com or by calling toll-free at 888.878.1477.

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