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A CPA’s Guide to Household Employment Compliance


Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateDecember 6, 2019
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Can you identify compliance issues that may arise with your clients who employ household employees like nannies, housekeepers, and in-home senior caregivers? Understand what defines household employment, employer responsibilities and the regulations that surround domestic workers so you can help keep your clients compliant with tax, wage, and labor laws.

Attend this webinar to learn how to correctly handle household employment taxes; understand the nuances to tax, wage, and labor laws that even the most experienced accountants can overlook; and keep your clients out of trouble with state and federal labor and tax agencies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand employer and employee tax responsibilities when a family hires someone to work in their home.

  • Discover why properly classifying a household worker is a critical first step to employment compliance.

  • Learn what documents are involved to set up a client as an employer as well as file and remit household employment taxes quarterly and at year-end.

  • See how lack of workers' compensation insurance can be the costliest mistake a household employer can make.

  • Know how to describe the benefits of being compliant and the costly downside of ignoring household employment laws.

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Trevor Sparks

GTM Payroll Service
Marketing Manager
(518) 881-0211


Trevor Sparks is the marketing manager for GTM Payroll Services, which specializes in household payroll processing, tax management, and compliance for families that hire employees to work in their homes. He has developed numerous CPE presentations for AICPA conferences on the latest compliance rules in household employment, how to handle payroll and taxes for clients who hire in-home senior care, and keeping clients with household help compliant among other topics. Trevor also develops and produces GTM's in-house CPE webinar and writes regularly on the topic of household employment compliance for GTM's blog.

About Our Presenter

GTM Payroll Services specializes in nanny tax services for household employers as well as payroll and human capital management (HCM) solutions for businesses of all types and sizes. Our success and client satisfaction are based on industry-leading expertise and an extraordinary level of personal attention for each and every client. Today, GTM processes more than $1 billion in payroll every year for more than 44,000 employees who work for businesses and families across the country. GTM is trusted by Fortune 500 companies to manage household payroll and taxes for their executives and clients. Founded in 1991, GTM Payroll Services employs more than 70 people, including certified payroll professionals, licensed insurance brokers, household employment tax experts, PHRs, and CPAs.