Car Expenses

Record Keeping Quiz

Here’s a short quiz to fresh up your record keeping skills: 1) If a day care child naps in one of your own child’s bedroom for thirty minutes a day, four times a week can you count this room as… Read More ›

2015 Standard Mileage Rate Announced

The IRS has announced that the 2015 standard mileage rate will be $.57.5 per mile for business trips. The 2014 standard mileage rate is $.56 for such trips. Family child care providers using this standard mileage method may also deduct the following… Read More ›

Claiming Car Expenses

Here’s a transcript of my podcast, “Claiming Car Expenses.” Welcome! You’re listening to Tom Copeland’s Taking Care of Business. I’m Tom Copeland, and I’ve been a trainer, author and advocate for the business of child care for over 30 years…. Read More ›

2014 Standard Mileage Rate Announced

The IRS has announced that the 2014 standard mileage rate will be $.56 per mile for business trips. The 2013 standard mileage rate is $.565 for such trips. Family child care providers using this standard mileage method may also deduct the following… Read More ›

2013 Standard Mileage Rate Announced

The IRS has announced that the 2013 standard mileage rate will be $.565 per mile for business trips. The 2012 standard mileage rate is $.555 for such trips. Family child care providers using this standard mileage method may also deduct the following… Read More ›