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The Nannytax Story | Nannytax

The Nannytax Story

The Nannytax Story

It all began in 1993...

Nannytax Original Logo | The Nannytax Story


In 1993 a former Bookkeeper named Stephen Vahrman spotted a gap in the UK domestic employment market. He founded the first Nanny Payroll Service of its kind. Nannytax is born.

Nannytax Legal | The Nannytax Story


Nannytax becomes more than just a payroll bureau as Nannytax Legal, now known as Nannytax HR, is introduced. This became the first of our many additional services to encompass all areas of nanny employment.

Nannytax Government Petition | The Nannytax Story


Nannytax heads to no. 10 Downing Street. We petitioned the Government to approve nannies as childcare providers and to allow parents to claim the relevant benefits/tax relief via the Childcare Approval Scheme.

First Members Area | The Nannytax Story


Nannytax is the first payroll service to launch an online Members Area for clients to enable easy, secure access to pay slips and other documentation.

Nannytax Agency Service | The Nannytax Story


We launch our premium agency service ‘Nannytax Agency Plus’ to provide expert, dedicated support to UK nanny recruitment agencies across the industry.

Nanny Pensions Service Launch | The Nannytax Service


New Auto Enrolment duties are rolled out to domestic employers. We recruit a team of Pension experts to run a dedicated Nanny Pensions Service. Enable Auto Enrol is born, our second additional Nannytax service.

Nannytax 25 Anniversary Party


Nannytax hosts its 25th Anniversary party at The Shard in London, celebrating alongside leading figures around the industry.

Nanny of the Year 2019 | Nannytax


Nannytax and British Association of Professional Nannies (BAPN) co-sponsor and present the first ever Nanny of the Year Award at the prestigious Nursery World Awards.

The Nanny Hub 2020 | The Nannytax Story


2020 was off to a great start, we were busy attending several Early Years events and held a popular seminar on nanny employment at the Nursery World Show’s Nanny Hub. Little did we know that a few weeks later the country would be in lockdown.

Over the course of the pandemic we expanded our payroll and customer service team and built a furlough portal entirely in-house to accommodate the needs of families who wished to utilise the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. We aspire to continue to source and develop innovative solutions that support families, nannies and all those working across this fantastic sector of the UK childcare industry.