INA Weekly Brief

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Four Tips for Avoiding Household Employment Tax Mistakes

By Tom Breedlove of HomePay by Breedlove   When a family decides to hire a nanny to care for their kids, both parties are completely focused on fit – financial, schedule, personality, etc. Once everything is aligned between family and caregiver, the final step is to make sure all the tax and legal aspects of… Read more »


Tags: , , | March 13, 2017

Nannies: How to Eliminate the Hassles of Filing a Tax Return

By Guy Maddalone, Founder & CEO, GTM Payroll Services   It’s tax season! Filing a tax return can be stressful if you’re not prepared. Set yourself up for success by taking these steps beginning at the time of hire.   Submit Form W-4 before you start work Your employer (the family you’ll work for) should… Read more »


March 7, 2017

A Call to Members!

A CALL TO MEMBERS! Do you want to feel more involved in the INA, get to know other professionals and help our association? You should volunteer on a committee! We’d love for you to connect with us, tell us your individual skills and availability.  Then, we will plug you in on a committee that fits!… Read more »


Tags: , , | October 13, 2016

Nanny Employment Labor and Tax Law Changes for 2015

The rules and regulations surrounding domestic or household employment are constantly evolving. Here is a quick glance of 2015 household employment regulations. $1900 The wage base that triggers an employer’s responsibility for household employment taxes – the so-called “nanny tax” – continues to be $1900 of wages paid in a year. This applies to all… Read more »


Tags: , | January 20, 2015

Nannies in Unusual Roles

I’ve recently come across three examples of nannies working in unusual circumstances. They are quite diverse, but at the heart of each of them is the deep sense of care that we pride ourselves on. The first story is perhaps the most profound. Through my interest in history I learnt about the amazing role that… Read more »


Tags: | May 5, 2014

Dr. Jenn Berman to Keynote the International Nanny Association’s 29th Annual Conference

The International Nanny Association (INA) will hold it’s 29th Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA March 27 – 30. Hundreds of nannies, nanny agency owners and staff, newborn care specialists,and representatives of other industry services will meet for this one-of-a-kind professional development opportunity. The INA is delighted to have Dr. Jenn Berman, noted  psychotherapist, author, radio personality,… Read more »


Tags: , | March 10, 2014