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Opinion by taxingnannies posted over a year ago
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Avoid the potential nightmare of battling through forms and calculations, paying the wrong tax, getting fined £100 per month for late returns, dealing with the taxman etc.


Taxing Nannies is a specialist nanny payroll and nanny PAYE service that has helped thousands of parents like yourself through this minefield.


For just £20 per month (including VAT) we will take care of everything related to nanny tax issues including opening a nanny PAYE scheme, calculating nanny tax and National Insurance and providing regular payslips to your nanny, advising on Sick Pay and Maternity Pay, and handling all dealings with HM Revenue & Customs. (View our full list of payroll services.)


Taxing Nannies is the best nanny tax and payroll service, established in 1995.We have a very high ratio of staff to clients and are led by Sara Graff, a mother with much personal experience of employing a nanny as well as a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Institute of Taxation for over twenty years. The payroll service is highly personal, responsive and efficient – and, very inexpensive.
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Opinion by taxingnannies posted over a year ago
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Taxing Nannies is a nanny tax and nanny PAYE agency based in North East London catering for anyone who employs domestic staff. Sara Graff, who started the agency in 1995, also runs Sara Graff and Co, an accountancy company offering tax advice and tax services to businesses across the UK.
Sara trained as a Chartered Accountant and qualified at the age of twenty two and passed the Institute of Taxation examinations a couple of years later. Realising how essential it was to build relationships with clients and how communication is such an important part of being a Chartered Accountant, she appreciates that being a good accountant is more about being a “people” person than being able to deal with the numbers.

Following the birth of her two sons, Sara continued to work for a firm of accountants but when she returned from maternity leave after her younger son was born, she was made redundant. She came across an article in the Daily Telegraph which discussed the impending penalty regime for the late filing of employers’ end of year returns and how this was going to affect small employers paying tax for their employees including those that employed nannies. She...
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Opinion by taxingnannies posted over a year ago
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An employer of a nanny has a duty to check that they are entitled to work in the United Kingdom under The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Fines will be implemented of up to £10,000 for each illegally employed worker and unlimited fines and imprisonment of up to 2 years can be imposed for knowingly employing illegal workers. You may remember the case involving Baroness Scotland in 2009, where she was fined £5,000 for failing to keeping copies of documents relating to her Tongan cleaner.

You need to obtain copies of certain documents from all potential employees (whether you believe them to be British or not). You also need to satisfy yourself that your potential employee is the rightful holder of any of the documents they present to you and to make a photocopy or a scan of the following:
a) The front cover and pages containing the employee's personal details, photograph and signature
b) Any page containing a UK stamp or endorsement
The documents that should be checked are:
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