How can I declare an employee?

In 2013 I declared our nanny as an expense but, in 2014 I she became a proper employee so that she could claim maternity leave. How do I declare her in my icome tax return?

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You can claim the following paid to her:  Box 14 Gross Earnings, Your portion of CPP & EI paid. CPP should be equal to what appears on her T4 slip and EI should be what appears on her T4 slip X 1.4.  These are called Salary & Benefits and I believe they should fall under Child Care expenses.  You should review the child care expense form in following link:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t778/t778-14e.pdf
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