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Top Articles on Employees

Here are the most important articles I’ve written about Employees: Are Helpers Your Employees or Independent Contractors? Your Payroll Tax Responsibilities as an Employer The Costs and Benefits of Hiring an Employee Does Paying Someone Less Than $600 Make Them… Read More ›

Can You Deduct Food Served to Helpers?

Family child care providers can deduct all “ordinary” and “necessary” expenses for their business. Thus, it would seem like deducting the cost of food served to helpers/employees* would be a simple matter. However, there are a few things to point… Read More ›

Are Payroll Services Right for You?

Family child care providers who hire someone to help them care for children must treat this person as their employee. This means you must withhold Social Security/Medicare taxes, pay federal and state unemployment taxes, withhold federal and state income taxes… Read More ›