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Reduce Taxes by Calculating Business Expenses

Taxes must be filed annually, and there’s no way to avoid them. Calculating the business expenses is a part of tax planning, and it’s important for home daycares because it will reduce taxes. To determine the business expense, you must first figure out the time-space percentage. The time-space percentage determines what percentage of your home …

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Top 10 States to Operate a Childcare Business

To rank the Top 10 States to operate a childcare business, 45 states were scored on eight metrics in 2 categories. The categories include affordability and program-to-child ratio. Each category is weighted based on how well each state has done and can earn a maximum of 157 points. Some states lacked the necessary data; therefore, Maine, …

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Managing Custodial Disputes Between Parents

Have you ever encountered a situation where the mom and dad have a disagreement and separate? And because of this separation, one of the parents informs you not to let the other parent pickup their child who’s enrolled in your childcare program. Managing custodial disputes between parents is important to understand when working in the …

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Fundamental Policies for a Daycare Owner

Fundamental policies are essential to operating a childcare business. They clearly outline the standards of the childcare business. In addition, policies are the framework for making decisions. Review and update policies regularly to maintain good practices. There are several policies to include in a handbook and contract. These policies include: Emergency Emergency policy and procedure should …

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