Since Kindly Care is not the employer of the caregivers, we are not classified as a Home Care Organization in California. However, we do ensure that we and our clients meet all labor and tax law requirements, and our caregivers are classified as W-2 employees of their clients.
Kindly Care manages these three essential features on your behalf: Sourcing: Kindly Care attracts and interviews the best professional caregivers who are looking for long-term careers as home health aides Safety: By the time Kindly Care refers a caregiver to you, you would be assured that she has been thoroughly vetted, including Federal, state and […]
Having household employees means more work for you: You have to cater to their employee rights Worry about staying in compliance of the various nanny tax laws And withhold and pay state and Federal taxes, unemployment insurance, social security and Medicare, and other taxes on a periodic basis (more on taxes later) Lucky for you, […]
You’re about to employ an in-home caregiver, and you’re wondering if complying with California’s Nanny Tax Law has any benefits for you? The answer is “yes”, in more ways than one: It feels good to be in compliance: You don’t need the aggravations and possible felony charges that may accrue when you don’t comply with […]
In 2017, $2,000 a year was the annual dollar amount paid someone working in or around your home that makes them your W-2 employee. Take for example that gardener who maintains your yard working some 10 or 15 hours a month, or the babysitter or senior caregiver you hire on occasion, if the amount you […]
Many families skip household employment taxes, more so in the past that in recent times. The IRS is most serious about “under the table” or cash arrangements however, treating them simply as tax evasion, which is a felony. Household employment taxes are part of your personal Federal Income Tax return, which you sign under penalties […]
The IRS frowns on regarding people working in your home as 1099 independent contractors. If you control your employees’ schedule, what they do, how they do it, and their wages, the IRS regards them as W-2 employees. By contrast, if for example a lawn contractor offers his services to the public at large, brings his […]
If you control your household employees’ schedules, what they do, how they do it, and their wages, the IRS regards them as your (W-2) employees. This includes home health aides, personal assistants, nannies, housekeepers, maids, chefs, gardeners, and various others working in or around your home. By contrast, if you hire caregivers through a home […]