Frequently Asked Questions
How do parents pay the babysitters?
Payment is to be arranged between the parent and the babysitter. It does not include the SitClique booking fee. Babysitters set their own rate which should be confirmed with the parent during the booking process. The method of payment should be arranged to prior to the sit beginning.
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Are there different obligations between hiring an occasional babysitter and hiring a nanny?
Generally yes, a nanny is often hired as an employee, however we cannot provide specific advice and encourage you to consult a tax agent, the ATO or Fairwork Australia.
See Australian Taxation Office website for further information regarding the below questions
- Is my nanny an employee or a contractor?
- Do I need to register for PAYG withholding as an employer?
- What is a TFN declaration and how much needs to be withheld?
- What are requirements for superannuation?