Here is a library of IRS documents dealing with family child care tax issues.
If you are audited I can answer your questions via phone (651-280-5991) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you use the KidKare software program (formerly called Minute Menu Kids Pro) and join The Child Care Business Partnership, I can provide more extensive help if you are audited. This can include doing tax research on your behalf, drafting letters to help make your case with the IRS, and offering substantial advice throughout your audit. To join The Child Care Business Partnership, go here: The Child Care Business Partnership: Tom Copeland, KidKare and You.
Five Tips for Family Child Care Providers – Article by Tom Copeland on the Child Care Provider Audit Technique Guide published in the NATP TAXPRO Journal, Winter 2010