As a new mom I was nervous about hiring a nanny, but now I couldn’t be more pleased. I’ve sung your praises to everyone I know.
I had an emergency situation and had a nanny sent over for the following day. I am so pleased with the service provided by Morningside Nannies. My son immediately fell in love with the nanny assigned to us. We couldn’t be happier.
I described the person I wanted and that’s what you found for me. Thank you.
In a time crunch you provided me with two excellent applicants within hours!
Objective and professional with an obvious personal touch, small but important comments about each person.
The first person you recommended met my needs perfectly.
We used two other services and an online service. Morningside Nannies had the most highly qualified candidates, one of whom we selected.
I liked the fact that you screened the candidates before sending them to us, rather than sending the candidate to me before I knew anything about them, like happened with (name withheld), your competition.
I have used two other agencies, both were difficult to work with and did not live up to their promises and Morningside Nannies did.
Originally, I tried to find a nanny on my own and it took me much, much longer and only half of them spoke English. I had to do my own background checks. Morningside Nannies made it much easier, faster and more efficient.
For many nannies, having health insurance as part of their nanny employment package is essential.
Nannies work with children in such an intimate setting that they are readily exposed to the illnesses of the family who employs them. Since being exposed to germs is part of the job, it’s important that nannies be and stay healthy so that they can do their jobs effectively.
According to a 2012 International Nanny Association Salary and Benefits Survey, 16% of full-time nannies reported that they received 100% of their health insurance premium paid for by their employing family and 10% reported that they received 50% of their health insurance premiums paid by their employing family.
Since contributions paid towards a nanny’s health insurance premium are considered non-taxable income when part of an FSA, HRA or POP plan, many employers opt to provide this valuable benefit since neither they nor the employee is required to pay taxes on the contributed funds, resulting in significant savings to both the nanny and employer.
By reducing the employee’s salary in an amount equivalent to the annual health insurance premium, the nanny secures health insurance and her taxable income is reduced, resulting in an increase in her net pay. Employers benefit from providing health insurance as they can contribute to their nanny’s health insurance premium with tax-free dollars through the payroll process, therefore decreasing employer taxes.
If you’re in need of health insurance or considering providing health insurance benefits for your nanny, please contact one of the following nanny health insurance specialists:
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