Does a house cleaning business have to withhold their employees tax, or they are responsible for it? ======>If you pay your nanny or any household W2 employee $2K or more in a calendar year, the IRS says you have tax and payroll responsibilities as a household employer; According to the IRS, a person is an employee if you're telling them what they will do and how they will do it, as opposed to an independent contractor that you tell only what results you're looking for. typically, you'll withhold Social Security and Medicare, I mean FICA taxes, and federal and state income taxes from your employee each pay period. You'll also pay a matching portion of FICA, as well as federal and state unemployement insurance taxes.
Does the employer have to pay employer tax or workers compensation on employees that receives 1099?------->>>>>>>>>>No;aslongas the employer issues a 1099 to a nanny a payee I mean then the employee will be able to deduct any expenses related to her work by filing her SCh C of 1040 and needs to file her return aaslongas the amt on line 29 / 31 is $400 or exceeds $400, so eemployer does not need to withhold/match 50% of social security taxes