Here are the tax advantages you might qualify for as a household employer: Flexible Spending Accounts (also known as Dependent Care Accounts): Most businesses allow their employees to contribute up to $5,000 of their pre-tax earnings to this type of account for childcare expenses, thus avoiding you Federal, state, and FICA taxes on that $5,000 […]
If the workhours for one work period are incorrect, you can make the necessary adjustments in the following work period to give your employee their correct wages.
Our online apps, available to you as well as to the caregivers, routinely list the number of hours worked each day and each week.
Again, this is part of the services we offer all our clients, included in our flat fee. You cannot pay household employees a fixed salary in California; they have to be paid by the hour, their paystub reflecting the number of regular and overtime hours worked in each pay period. For each work period, we […]
We handle payments to your caregiver much like the way employees are paid in Corporate America. Your caregiver would be paid weekly by ACH bank-to-bank transfers, executed on your behalf by us.
Kindly Care will help you with all the paperwork and steps you’ll need to initiate payments for your new caregiver: If you don’t already have one, Kindly Care will help you obtain a Federal “Employer Identification Number” (EIN) that registers you as the employer (similar to your social security number) We’ll also help you register […]
There are tax considerations even when you hire only occasionally: Federal Trigger: 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 […]
“Private pay”, i.e. using the family’s own financial resources, is in the vast majority of cases used to fund long-term care at home. Long-term care insurance policies, for those who have such policies, comes next to that. The Veteran’s Administration can also be helpful for eligible vets, and so can the worker’s comp organization, particularly […]
Regrettably, the answer is no. If your loved one qualifies for IHSS benefits, it is up to the IHSS system to find you an appropriate caregiver.
Yes, we do work with long term care insurance companies. With traditional home care agencies, the insurer reimburses the agency directly. With Kindly Care, the client pays their caregiver directly and then gets reimbursed, usually within a month. The insurance requires periodic invoices together with daily/weekly care notes, which we provide. When you first hire […]