day care

How to Compete Against Child Care Centers

A new child care center just opened in your neighborhood. It offers care for a hundred children (toddlers through school-age) and has a well-equipped playground, a van to transport children, and sparkling classrooms with bright furniture and plenty of toys…. 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 ›

Should You Expand to a Group Home?

Expanding your family child care business may sound like a good idea: you will earn more money and be able to accommodate more families. But, before you take this step you should take into consideration some additional consequences: Each state… Read More ›