Can Irish Apply As Au Pair/ Nannies/ Live in Childminders?

Many Irish are now returning from countries abroad such as New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Asia, and Europe following the Covid 19 pandemic. Cara International is welcoming applications from for live-in and lives out positions nationwide. Applicants are asked where possible to provide the following documents. Complete application References Police check (if available) Medical check […]

Register Au Pairs with Revenue?

Should families register Au Pairs with Revenue? This is a question that Cara International au pair agency is frequently asked. Revenue introduced PAYE Modernisation in January 2019. This is a real-time PAYE reporting system. Employers should register and submit payroll for their employees, and there are fines for not doing so. So yes and here […]

In-home childcare tax credit election call

Time is ticking with the Election is coming and In-home childcare tax credit needed now more than ever. It’s essential to get behind Cara International Election time call for an in-home childcare tax credit, and why and how to do it exactly. Why lobby Government for In-home childcare tax credit Cara International is lobbying for an election-time call […]

What should an Au Pair be paid in Ireland?

Au Pairs working in Ireland receive the National Minimum Wage. Some families are still getting their au pairs from online sites and facebook, not realising that they have legal obligations. As employers, they must provide terms of employment under the Act. See Citizen Advice for more details. Fines and imprisonment apply for breaches of the Minimum Wage Act […]