Monthly Archives: April 2010

Nanny of the Month – May 2010

Bronwyn McDonald
Caring for children comes naturally for Bronwyn. Now a mother, Bronwyn has been a professional Nanny for over a decade. Having done sole charge and executive stints that span the globe, Bronwyn is a fair but firm, clear and experienced caregiver who truly enjoys her time with children. Described by past employers as “exceptionally competent, and empathetic” Bronwyn is a trained, experienced and effective on call nanny.

Nanny Salary – Net vs. Gross

What is Net vs. Gross?
As a household employer you are responsible for paying and withholding your nanny’s taxes.

Tips for hiring your Super Nanny

Many parents find it difficult to figure out what they need. It is a moving target with work schedules, naps, school, and extra activities. It is important to figure out what you need before you start interviewing nannies. Just grab a pen and work through the list. You can adapt it as you go. Ask yourself some of the questions below to start the process.

Save the HST!

Just a friendly reminder that the HST is looming for its July 1st debut so why not save the 7% now for your Booking fee bundles and Nanny Plans. Yearly memberships must be purchased before May 1st to avoid paying the HST.

“Poppins in a Pinch” – What to do When Work Won’t Wait

What about an on-call professional nanny? “Who does that?” you ask. What kind of mum just hands her child over to a complete stranger? The answer to that question is….LOTS and LOTS of mums who end up in a painfully merciless childcare pinch. In actuality, Nannies on Call an on call nanny agency says thousands of mum’s (and dad’s) in Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria and Whistler do just that… thousands of times a year.

Nanny Year End Tax Tips

For today’s nannies, getting ready for tax time can be daunting. Sorting through a mountain of paperwork is a most unwelcome chore to anyone with work commitments and family obligations. Whether you do your taxes personally or simplify your life by using a professional accountant, you must collect, sort and organize the required documents. The following tips will help ease the stress of tax season.