About Nanny Taxes

What are Nanny Taxes?

Are you liable for nanny taxes? Do you have someone working in your home? If so, you and your employee may be liable for federal and state nanny taxes (and some local governments may also have taxes). Read our FAQ’s section for much more about nanny taxes.

 

The employee nanny taxes are usually withheld from the employee’s paycheck and may include:

  • Social Security
  • Medicare
  • State Income Tax
  • Federal Income Tax

Then there are the employer taxes which may include:

  • Social Security
  • Medicare
  • State Unemployment Tax
  • Federal Unemployment Tax