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Taxable Benefits and Nannies

A taxable benefit is a perk that is provided at no cost to the nanny.  The perk is for the nanny to use for his/her personal use, on his/her personal time. Some common examples of taxable benefits that nannies’ often receive are: transit passes room and board gym memberships cell phones (proportion for personal use) […]

Audit Season! Are your tax receipts in order?

April 30 was the deadline to submit personal tax returns. In the months of June, July and August, Nannies on Call’s accountants tend to get calls about clients being audited for their personal tax returns – particularly with Child care expenses.

When the Canada Revenue Agency does a personal tax audit, they concentrate on Child Care expenses because child care expenses are a direct deduction from income as opposed to a tax credit (a tax credit is normally 15% of the amount). If you employed a nanny and claimed Child Care expenses, have your receipt prepared in case Canada Revenue Agency knocks on your door.

Have you filed your Nanny’s T4 yet?

If you employed a nanny in 2010, their T4 slip is due on February 28, 2011 which is today.

Here are some tips to help you get started if you haven’t done so.

Organize your payroll records and your Statements of Account for Current Source Deductions.
You will need to file a T4 Return for each nanny that you employed in 2001 and you will need to file a T4 Summary Return for yourself as the employer.

Nannies on Call Toronto Launches Full-Time Placements

Toronto, November 3rd, 2010 – Still looking for your very own SuperNanny? Hold onto your hat, Mary Poppins: Nannies on Call announced a new milestone for their Toronto office today. Extraordinary Nannies – previously only booked for the company’s on call babysitting service – will now be available via Nannies on Call Placements for full-time, live-out positions across the GTA.

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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.