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Benefits

Providing a Car for a Nanny

March 23, 2016 4:30 pm

Fewer and fewer employers are providing a car for a nanny for her exclusive use and PAYE for Nannies would suggest that the alternatives are considered carefully before any decision is made to provide a car for a nanny to ensure an unexpected nanny tax charge is not incurred. The tax which becomes payable on…

Holiday Entitlement

March 23, 2016 4:30 pm

Holiday entitlement needs to be clearly understood by both the employer and the nanny and PAYE for Nannies is happy to advise clients in respect of their particular circumstances. It is advisable that the arrangements are agreed before any contract is drawn up. In essence, since 2009 all employees are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid…

Childcare Vouchers

March 23, 2016 4:28 pm

Following recent changes introduced by the Government, parents may benefit from Government help with childcare in several ways, including Childcare Vouchers and the childcare element of Working Tax Credit. PAYE for Nannies can provide general advice on many of these matters but parents are advised to read the relevant government publications or call HM Revenue…

Residential Nannies (Live-In Nannies)

March 23, 2016 4:27 pm

Live In or residential nannies are relatively uncommon these days.  Most nannies prefer to view their employment as any other job and to live in accommodation unrelated to their work. However, following the recent enlargement of the European Union, PAYE for Nannies has become aware of a growing number of nannies coming to the UK…

Statutory Maternity Pay for Nannies (SMP)

March 23, 2016 4:22 pm

All qualifying nannies have a right to Statutory Maternity Pay (usually abbreviated to SMP) during pregnancy, whether this is specified in their contract or not and a nanny enjoys the same benefits as any other employee. As with many other benefits, there are detailed and complicated rules governing the criteria for qualification and payment. However,…

Statutory Sick Pay for Nannies (SSP)

March 23, 2016 4:21 pm

In the tax year 2018-19, all nannies earning over £116 per week are entitled, as a minimum, to Statutory Sick Pay (usually abbreviated to SSP) during sick leave, whether referred to in their contract or not. A nanny who earns less than this will only be entitled to sick pay if this is specified in…

Paying Expenses to a Nanny

March 23, 2016 4:13 pm

Many employers of a nanny need to reimburse the nanny certain expenses she incurs in the course of her duties, for instance for car travel. PAYE for Nannies is happy to advise clients in this area as it is important to understand the rules HM Revenue apply to such payments as travelling expenses to avoid…