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“How Do I Pay Myself?”

This is a common question I hear from both new and experienced family child care providers. The answer depends. If you are set up as self-employed (sole proprietor) or a partnership In these situations, since you are not an employee,… Read More ›

How Insurance Protects You in an Emergency

You can’t prevent natural disasters and some emergencies, but having the proper insurance can significantly reduce the costs associated with one. Insurance is a significant tool that helps protect family child care providers from natural disasters, accidents, vandalism, theft and… Read More ›

What’s Your Privacy Policy?

Parents who enroll their children in your family child care program have a high expectation that their privacy will be protected. You should assume that they don’t want any information about their family to be shared with anyone, without their… Read More ›

Should You Incorporate Your Business?

For the vast majority of family child care providers the answer is “no”. However, I continue to hear from family child care providers that they have been advised by their tax professional or a lawyer to incorporate their business. Some… Read More ›