nanny tax

nanny tax

noun
the portion of Social Security and medicare taxes paid by the employer of a nanny, gardener, or other household worker.

Origin:
1990–95

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Main Entry:  nanny tax
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a federal or state tax levied on those who employ live-in domestic help
Example:  The nanny tax pays for the workers' Social Security, Medicare, and unemployment benefits.
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