Tag Archives: Child care

Mom Provides Child Care

  Today TaxMama hears from Scott in the TaxQuips Forum who needs guidance. “My mother in law babysits for me, and I pay her a flat amount every month to do so. Her only job is working for us right now. She needs 3 more years of income to earn enough credits to be fully […]

Hiring Grandma

Today TaxMama hears from Jason in the TaxQuips Forum who wants to get it right. Let me summarize his issue – and you can read the details, here. He has hired Grandma to provide child-care in his home. He’s pretty sure that he is not required to treat her as an employee, according to various […]

Child Care Decision

Today TaxMama hears from Brad in Missouri who needs to decide. “I’ve got a question about childcare while we work. I can either pay a local teen $60/week cash or a mom $75/week. The teen doesn’t file taxes and thus I don’t think I can deduct it without forcing her to file, correct? The $75/week […]

Child Care

Today TaxMama hears from Jon in Texas, who tells us. “I work and my wife stays at home. We have our daughter enrolled in a religious affiliated mother’s day out/ pre-k program twice a week. Can the tuition for this be deducted as a childcare expense or such?”

Child Care Credit

Today TaxMama hears from Julia from Avon, CO who tells us “I am a contract laborer as a mental health consultant in preschools. I have two children in childcare in order to work. But, as I am preparing my taxes it doesn’t show that I receive a child -care credit because I did not receive […]

Day Care Provider

Today Dede from Michigan tells us. “I am a newly licensed family home day care provider. I am overwhelmed by this tax business! Where in the world do I begin? I haven’t paid any taxes from my earnings yet, because I just don’t know how to begin or whom to contact about what forms or […]