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Ask A CPA - Household Nanny Tax

1. Do I need to withhold taxes on wages to a 16 year old Babysitter I hired to care for my children in my home ?

2. Do I need to withhold taxes on wages to a Babysitter, Nanny or Maid I hired to care for my children in my home ?

3. Do I need to withhold taxes on wages to a Housekeeper, Driver or Gardener I hired for work done in my house ?

4. Do I need to withhold taxes on wages to a Maid I hired to care for my children in my home ?

5. Do I need to withhold taxes on wages to a Nanny I hired to care for my children in my home ?

6. Do I need to withhold taxes on wages to a Nurse I hired to care for my husband?

7. Is a babysitter a Sole Proprietor and subject to SE Tax?

8. What is the Employment Tax threshold for Household Employees ?

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