DAY CARE TAX ORGANIZER
If you provide childcare, the pay you receive must be included in your income. If you are a day care
provider, you must include payments for your services on Schedule C, Profit or Loss from a Business. This
organizer is based on Schedule C.
If you don’t find a category for an expense, feel
Step 1 – Eligibility
free to write it in.
Total annual household income of $53,000
Step 4 – What to bring to your tax
Sole proprietors, independent contractors
and single member LLC’s only. We do not
The Day Care Tax Organizer must be
prepare returns for corporations,
completed before your tax appointment;
partnerships or businesses with
we cannot prepare your tax return without
this completed form.
No income from rental property, taxi
drivers, clergy, or day traders.
Social Security cards or the ITIN numbers
for all persons to be listed on the return.
Step 2 – Documentation
Birth dates for everyone to be included on
Organize your income and expense documents
from last year. Examples:
All tax documents: W-2’s, 1099’s, and any
Tax documents: Form 1099, W-2, and last
other tax document.
year’s tax return. Bring these to your tax
Copy of last year’s return – this can be
especially important for self-employed
Supporting documentation – invoices,
taxpayers as it may contain needed
receipts, bank or credit card statements,
information concerning business use of
and mileage logs. You do not need to
the home, previous years big purchases
bring the supporting documents to your
Both spouses must be present for a joint
For direct deposit - account information
See our website for tools such as a mileage
(bring a blank or voided check).
log, monthly income and expense
worksheets, tips on making estimated tax
payments, and a cheat sheet for filling out the
Tip: If on your previous year’s tax return
organizer. Also check out irs.gov for useful
you have the names and Social Security
tools and videos. Key words: small biz and
numbers of all persons to be listed on this
year’s return we can use that instead of
the Social Security cards.
Step 3 – Filling out the form
Use your documents to fill out the
Appointments are limited and there is
organizer listing only the income and
much demand. Please be considerate of
expenses from your day care. Preparers
others when booking appointments.
will use this information to input
the annual totals onto the tax return. The
organizer has different sections and not all
apply to your business. Fill out the
sections that do apply. Also, do not round
off; use an exact amount.
The sections are:
Day care income
Use of the home for business
Note: We are located in the Court West
Standard Meal & Snack Rate
Building and our parking lot is located
diagonally across the street from the
Vehicle information (business
building. Use access code 4321# to enter
Prepare + Prosper, 2610 University Ave. West, Suite 450, St. Paul MN 55114,