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How Much Does a Nanny Cost?
Nanny

How Much Does a Nanny Cost?

by Staff Writer  •  September 14, 2018
Part of the process of deciding whether or not to hire a nanny for your family includes considering the financial impact to your family. You know you need or want some help with childcare, and think that a nanny is the answer but what's it going to cost you? In this article, we breakdown the cost of a live-out and live-in nanny in Canada including all the taxes deductions!
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Minimum Wage is Increasing as an Employer of a Nanny Are You Ready?
News

Minimum Wage is Increasing as an Employer of a Nanny Are You Ready?

by Staff Writer  •  September 27, 2016
The minimum wage is being raised in several provinces this fall. As an employer of a caregiver, you need to be in full compliance whether your nanny is paid hourly or a salary. In this post, we provide a breakdown of the changes in each province and let you know about a service we offer to handle all payroll, deductions, and taxes for your caregiver.
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When and How to Fire a Nanny
Nanny FAQ

When and How to Fire a Nanny

by Staff Writer  •  August 08, 2016
Firing a nanny won’t be the most pleasant experience of your life, but it’s something you may be faced with in the future. Why should you do it? How much notice should you give? How should you do it? Child care expert and CanadianNanny.ca founder, Martha Scully, shares the steps you should take to determine when and how to let your nanny go when things aren't going to work out.
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How to Navigate Nanny Raises and Vacation Time
Nanny Tax & Payroll

How to Navigate Nanny Raises and Vacation Time

by Staff Writer  •  July 15, 2016
It's typical for parents to revisit and potentially increase their nanny's pay and vacation benefits on an annual basis. It's an act of gratitude that can go a long way in maintaining a positive relationship with you and your nanny. But what happens when, after a few years, you can't afford to increase her pay or provide her with more paid time off? Here are a few things to consider as you work to show your gratitude over time by continuing to improve your nanny's benefits package.
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Paying Your Nanny Over the Holidays
Holidays

Paying Your Nanny Over the Holidays

by Staff Writer  •  December 15, 2015
One of the most common questions we receive at this time of year is “What do I need to pay my nanny for over the holidays?” and the answer to this question can vary on a variety of factors depending on which province you live in. I’ll provide a couple of examples below but please contact us if you have any questions.
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