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If you give your nanny a stipend for health insurance, that's taxable income. You may want to consider a QSEHRA account. Your contributions are not taxed and her withdrawals are tax-free too. QSEHRAs for Nannies and Other Household Employees


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For California it's the EDD (Employment Development Department) which will have the state withholding info, including tables. There are different types of employers, so look up your type and the appropriate table on the EDD site. For example a household employer may just withhold annually whereas another employer may withhold quarterly. For California the ...


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For the federal tax, start by looking at IRS Publication 15, the Employer’s Tax Guide. The withholding tables that you would use are in IRS Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods. Your state will have more requirements and forms that will need to be filled out. I have no experience with California. Payroll is a very complicated subject....


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This block is to determine whether taxes should be withheld as if the job for which you are filling out the W-4 is your only household income, or whether there are multiple jobs contributing to household income. The shorthand "Multiple Jobs or Spouse Works" is spelled out in more detail immediately at right: you (1) hold more than one job at a time [i.e. ...


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"Spouse Works" is not a term. It is an incomplete sentence. The complete sentence would be "Your spouse works." or "My spouse works." This means, "your/my husband or wife (spouse) has a job (works)". The creators of the form left out words in the naming of the section. Whether your spouse works is relevant because your tax rate depends on your total ...


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