Our comprehensive payroll service specializes in taking care of all payroll and tax requirements associated with being a household employer. Your clients don’t have to worry.

What does Equinox do for your clients?


  • Each client is assigned a dedicated payroll specialist available to discuss payroll needs.
  • Obtain Federal Employer Identification Number and other state employer tax IDs for Unemployment Insurance and State Income Tax.
  • File new hire reports with appropriate stat agency after new hire.
  • Withhold and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes for the employee.
  • File household employment tax returns. This includes estimated payments to IRS.
  • Prepare year-end tax forms including W2, W3, and Schedule H.
  • Monitor Overtime Compliance.
  • Consult on other tax advantages associated with being a household employer, such as Child and Dependent Care deductions.