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Morningside Nannies blew the others away!Myron Morris, O.R. Business Manager and Dr. Audrey Winer, Pediatrician
Morningside was by far the best as compared to the other services we used!Dr. Michael O'Reilly and Dr. Valerae Lewis
I described the person I wanted and that’s what you found for me. Thank you.Penny Featherston, NorAm Energy
We made you work and you did! I was extremely picky! Thanks.Dr. Cheryl Caragnano, Pediatrician
Objective and professional with an obvious personal touch, small but important comments about each person.Dr. Shari Rochen
The quality of candidates was very good. It was a difficult decision but Amy has proven to be a wonderful choice. We could not have found a better person. I would recommend your services to anyone looking for a nanny.Sonia Breathwit, Business Owner
Morningside Nannies was far more professional and focused than the other agencies. They listened to my request and responded promptly. I feel very fortunate to have such superb childcare and appreciate the luxury of returning to work with-out worry. Many thanks go to Morningside Nannies for that.Jeremy and Lauren Blachman
Thank you so much. I would recommend your company to absolutely everyone in need of help. You always asked questions to ensure proper performance.Cynthia Cisneros, Television News Personality
We’ve placed ads in newspapers on two occasions and have gone through an Au Pair program twice. This has been our best experience by far!James Wilt, Houston Symphony
I have used two other agencies, both were difficult to work with and did not live up to their promises and Morningside Nannies did.Dr. Susan Streusand

Nanny Employer Quiz

1. Nannies are independent contractors.

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2. If you own a business, you can legally pay your nanny through your company’s payroll.

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3. As a nanny employer, you are not legally required to offer employment benefits, such as health insurance and paid vacation.

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4. A nanny’s duties typically include cleaning the house.

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5. While tax compliance will cost you about 10% of your nanny’s gross annual salary, tax breaks and credits can offset that cost, and in some cases, the savings may exceed your share of taxes.

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6. An au pair and a nanny are one and the same.

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7. If I hire a part-time nanny, I will have no payroll tax obligations.

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8. Live-out nannies must be paid overtime for all hours worked over 40 in a 7-day period.

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9. In Texas, live-in nannies are entitled to overtime pay for all hours worked over 40 in a 7-day period.

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10. In order to work as a nanny, one must obtain a special license or certification.

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11. Nanny employers should have a written work agreement that at minimum outlines the nanny’s duties, responsibilities, schedule and compensation.

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12. By using a placement agency, I am relieved of the duty of personally interviewing nanny candidates.

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13. By definition, nannies can provide childcare in their own home or their employer’s home.

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14. Criminal background checks offer a guarantee that your nanny is a safe childcare provider.

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15. Nannies must be legally able to accept employment in the United States. Hiring an unauthorized alien can result in fines and penalties.

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16. Since nannies are paid by salary, they are not subject to minimum wage laws.

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17. Nannies are only paid for the actual time they work. If you do not need your nanny’s services for the day, no payment is expected.

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18. Nanny employers have a responsibility to track their nanny’s working hours and compensation.

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19. Unlike with daycares that charge per slot, nannies are paid per family. This means for families who have two or more children requiring childcare, nanny may be a more affordable childcare option than daycare.

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20. As a nanny employer you’re the boss. You get to hand select your childcare provider, determine the nanny’s schedule, set the rate of pay and ensure your child receives the quality of care you deem acceptable in an environment that’s comfortable for him.

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