How to Deduct Your Home Office for Your In-Home Childcare Center

If you operate your childcare business out of your home, you may be qualified for the home office tax deduction. The IRS sets forth guidelines for at-home daycare centers to help childcare business owners assess whether they are eligible for the home office tax deduction. In this article, we will take a look at the home office tax deduction, including …

Elements of an Effective Daycare Business Plan

Creating a comprehensive business plan is a critical first step in launching your childcare business. In this article, we will address the importance of a thorough business plan and examine the components of a well-developed daycare business plan. Read on to learn more. What is a Business Plan? A business plan is a formal written document that outlines the objectives …

Choose the Right Business Structure for Your Childcare Business

One of the most important decisions you will make for your childcare business is the business structure you choose. Your business structure will have a significant impact on the way you run your childcare business, the paperwork you need to file, the taxes you pay, your personal liability, and your ability to raise funds. Your goal as a business owner …

Childcare, Daycare, Preschool – What’s the Difference?

Parents who are looking for the ideal caregiver for their young children have a lot of options available to them, so the way you describe your care services matters. Many people think the terms “childcare,” “daycare,” and “preschool” are interchangeable, but early childhood education professionals know better. In this article, we will take a look at the meanings associated with …

Are You Eligible for the Qualified Business Income Deduction?

Many individuals who own sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, and certain trusts and estates may be eligible for the qualified business income (QBI) deduction. Is your childcare business one of them? In the following guide, learn what the qualified business income deduction is, whether your childcare company qualifies, and how you can claim your deduction. Read on …

How to Navigate Employee Raises

What do you do when an employee asks you for a raise? As a childcare business owner, you may have found yourself caught off-guard by an employee who brings up the topic of a raise. In the following article, we share practical tips to help you successfully navigate employee raises so you can effectively manage your childcare business team—and your …

The Savvy Childcare Business Owner’s Guide to Business Credit Cards

Credit cards can give your childcare business leverage by helping you save money, grow your business, and keep track of spending. If you know how to use credit cards wisely, they can become a tool that will help you propel your daycare business forward. In this article, we examine the advantages that credit cards can offer you as a childcare …