2011 Tax Changes

There have been a number of significant tax changes this year that affect family child care providers. All of them are beneficial and they will help reduce your taxes. For details, see my 2011 Family Child Care Tax Workbook and… Read More ›

Instructions to IRS Form 8952

IRS Form 8952 Application for Voluntary Classification Settlement Program (VCSP) is the IRS form you can use to avoid significant taxes and penalties for not treating your assistants as employees. Here’s a description of whether or not you are eligible… Read More ›

To Hire a Relative or Not?

A family child care provider wants her mother/sister/older child to help her care for the children in her program. Maybe it’s just for the summer or for a few hours a week throughout the year. Should the child care provider… Read More ›