California’s Economic Development Department (EDD) requires to have a Power of Attorney (POA) Declaration (DE 48) signed by a household employer that enables a processing third party (agent) to represent the employer.
Household employers must obtain a Federal “Employer Identification Number” (EIN) that registers you as an employer. This is similar to your social security number and can be obtained from the Economic Development Department (EDD). We’ll take care of the application on your behalf when you sign up!
Household employers have to prepare and distribute Form W-2 to each employee at the end of the year, file Schedule H with the employer’s personal income tax return, and file Form W-2 Copy A and Form W-3 with the Social Security Administration. When you choose to work with Kindly Care, we’ll handle the the distribution […]
Household employers have to file tax forms with the California Employment Development Department (EDD) on a quarterly basis, and with the IRS in April, June, September, and January. Employers have to list and remit with these forms all employee tax withholdings as well as the employer’s accrued taxes. The EDD requires employers to remit on […]
The IRS does not want you to place you household employers on your company’s payroll, if only because the filings are different for each.
The employer must pay all withholdings of Social Security, Medicare and California state disability insurance taxes, plus the employer’s portion of Social Security and Medicare. The employer must also pay the Federal (FUTA) and California (SUTA) unemployment insurance taxes and the California Employment Training Tax.
California’s caregivers have to pay Social Security and Medicare (FICA), and California state disability insurance taxes.
Gross pay is the pay before tax withholdings and other benefit deductions. Net pay is the take-home amount.