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The Perfect Nanny Resume

My final semester of college I had to take a resume writing course. Just a few months away from graduation I wasn’t in the mood for a pointless class like this. “I’m never going to need this in real life, why do I have to learn about it?” I couldn’t have been more wrong. This […]


What our nannies should know about the Find-A-Nanny Class and Find-A-Nanny Toolkit

As some of you might know, Kiddie Up Nannies hosts monthly classes called Find-A-Nanny 101 and Nanny Share Social. In addition to our classes, Kiddie Up is launching the first-ever Find-A-Nanny Toolkit! While celebrating this accomplishment, I thought it would be best to fill in our fantastic nannies about what we talk about during the […]


Nanny’s Guide to Taxes

Now that you’ve landed a fulfilling job as a nanny, you need to understand your tax responsibilities and ensure that your employer treats you fairly and handles your payments appropriately. According to the IRS, any household employees who earn at least $1,900 per year must submit a portion of their income to the government. Below, […]


Why Having a Nanny is Beneficial

As parents nowadays, we are fortunate to have many childcare options. There is not a one-size-fits-all approach no matter what you decide. What’s important is recognizing what’s important to you and your family. Having a nanny is a great option for many families. Many families choose to have a nanny for the first year and […]


Nanny Payroll

If you have a nanny or nanny share who you’ll pay more than $1,900 this calendar year, then you are a Household Employer. This means the IRS requires you to withhold taxes (FICA) from your nanny’s paychecks, then file and deposit those plus your employer taxes (FICA, FUTA, SUTA) with the appropriate government agencies, issue […]


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