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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-21-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 11,981
Posted By Reimel61
2nd Pfizer dose yesterday

Had my 2nd dose of Pfizer yesterday. Thank the Lord, I'm now 24 hours in and no major symptoms. My arm was more sore with the first dose than the 2nd dose. Had a very minor headache last evening,...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-08-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Reimel61
It helps to have someone who knows a little more....

It helps to have someone who knows a little more. I was finally put in contact with someone a little higher up and it was a minor fix and not all the other stuff the first level agents were telling...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-08-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Reimel61
Thank you Tom

Thank you Tom
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-04-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks, definitely "Other time spent". My brains...

Thanks, definitely "Other time spent". My brains kind of in a fog right now. Been working on taxes all week.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-04-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By Reimel61
Anyone??? Time/Space Percentage Help

Need some help on Time/Space. I've been closed 73 days due to Covid or Covid related fears at first this past year. This rounds out to 10 week and 3 days. How to I deal with the 3 days? Drop it...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-02-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Reimel61
Thank you. I'm still having issues. I'm applying...

Thank you. I'm still having issues. I'm applying through my local bank and they are allowing me to use my checking account I already have setup for DC that is not "officially" a business checking...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-02-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Reimel61
?? for Tom or Anyone Who's Done PPP 1st Draw

Filled out my PPP first draw. It came back with an error. They are asking for an TIN number???? What is this and how do I get one. All I have is an EIN number.

Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-01-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Reimel61
I only received grants in 2020, no PPP money. ...

I only received grants in 2020, no PPP money.

Thank you.
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-01-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Reimel61
Question for Tom on PPP

Can I still apply now Feb. 2021 for first draw PPP if I received grants in 2020???
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 01-31-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 11,981
Posted By Reimel61
I just got the Pfizer covid vaccine yesterday. ...

I just got the Pfizer covid vaccine yesterday. Our scheduling process for the vaccine and the wait time was really good. I had heard it was a nightmare the week before but they got it figured out. ...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-21-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Reimel61
thank you

thank you
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-20-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Reimel61
Security Deposit Return

Hi

How do I address a refunded security deposit tax wise? Normally I apply it to the last week of care but I abruptly ended care with this family due to Covid and wanting to remain small in size...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-17-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Reimel61
Thank you all for the replies and prayers. ...

Thank you all for the replies and prayers. Yes... the mental health stress factor is a real issue for me. It's seems the older I get the worst it gets. I know we're all in this together and I'm...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-16-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Reimel61
Covid Ramble....

This past Sunday I woke up with intestinal distress, chills and lost of appetite. No fever, no coughing. I contacted my parents and closed on Monday. I told them I would get a Covid test and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-03-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks for the feed back. DCM has a doctors note...

Thanks for the feed back. DCM has a doctors note and plans on returning DCG on Thursday. That will be 72 hours. She is still saying it was teething. I like the 72 hours staying home with any fever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-02-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By Reimel61
Anyone Require a Note From Doctor???

DCM texted today and said 11month dcg has a fever and she was keeping her home today and said dcg was teething. These are dcg first teeth coming in. DCM said fever goes down when she gives her...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,915
Posted By Reimel61
I was told by my county health department if my...

I was told by my county health department if my husband contracted the virus that I would have to wait until his 14 days of quarantine is up. Then my 14 day quarantine begins. So were talking about...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,470
Posted By Reimel61
For Covid or expected exposure of a family member...

For Covid or expected exposure of a family member in the DC child's home I was told by the Health Dept in Maryland that the child's quarantine/isolation period doesn't start until the parents or...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-14-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By Reimel61
How Did You File Unemployment in MD?

Has anyone in Maryland tried to apply for unemployment?? I tried online and wasn't able to complete the form because the form wants you to list your work history. I don't think the form is...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-24-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By Reimel61
I've had the same problem. Right now we have 4...

I've had the same problem. Right now we have 4 cases in our county and 4 deaths in our state. Down to three kids right now. Family of one child both parents already worked from home. Was told...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-19-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-18-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By Reimel61
Any Maryland Providers On Here Still Open???

Hi... i don't post much but due enjoy reading all the valuable information you all share. I'm a provider in Frederick Co. Maryland, no quite 59 yet and no existing health concerns. My husband has...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-17-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,245
Posted By Reimel61
Question on Maintenance Deduction

I had my driveway sealed for $300. Can I deduct that all at once?
Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 12-31-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,458
Posted By Reimel61
Security Deposit and First Week Deposit?

I contracted with a family in November 2019 for start in February 2020. i have already received payment for the security deposit and the first week tuition. What year do I claim this? 2019 or...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-26-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By Reimel61
thanks

thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-22-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By Reimel61
Difference Between De Minimis Safe Harbor Election and 179 Rule??

what is the difference between the de minimis safe harbor election and the 179 Rule deduction???

Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-18-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 744
Posted By Reimel61
I Need a Simple Angel Poem

Does anyone have a simple (small) angel poem they could share? DC kids painted a simple wooden angel tree ornament from Joanns for parents. It has a place for their picture and I wanted to attach a...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks for the replys. Yes my little one is a...

Thanks for the replys. Yes my little one is a hair puller also. Today I enlarged a gate that I have that prevents them all from leaving the large room we're all in. I let the two 3 year olds play...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Reimel61
I have one parent who does keep DC child home...

I have one parent who does keep DC child home when they get shots. She's pregnant with #2 due in April and I assume she'll do the same with this one. I too have in my policies about not being well...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-13-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By Reimel61
Toy Grabber...

I have a 20 month old who only wants to take the other older childrens toys that they are playing with. She won't get interested in anything unless she's the only one in the room. Someone's there...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks for all the input. I guess I didn't word...

Thanks for all the input. I guess I didn't word things right. I didn't mean I wouldn't take the time off, just meant I wouldn't get paid for it any longer. I couldn't go without my vacation☺. ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By Reimel61
I might be a little high if I did this. One...

I might be a little high if I did this. One parent is paying about this rate now. They were one of my last new clients and I raise my rate with new incoming clients (it's been a year now). It also...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By Reimel61
Yes I'm charging the norm for my area. I check...

Yes I'm charging the norm for my area. I check with the local childcare referral agency in my area as far as rates. Advertising is with the referral agency and a FB group that was setup...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-12-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By Reimel61
Going Backwards...

For sixteen years I've had 2 weeks paid vacation, 10 paid holidays and 5 paid sick/emergency days and now I'm thinking of giving up my paid vacation time in order to make myself more marketable. ...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 07-10-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,062
Posted By Reimel61
Rate Changes

Need some advice. Been in daycare for going on 16 years. Over the years I have gradually increased my rates. When I first started doing daycare my rates were pretty low for the area. Last year I...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-09-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,966
Posted By Reimel61
ok I counted wrong. Forgot about the two windows...

ok I counted wrong. Forgot about the two windows upstairs bedroom (cape cod) style with slanted ceilings. So i actually have 23 total windows. 2 of those are basement window well windows (or hopper...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-07-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,966
Posted By Reimel61
Windows & Siding

I have replaced 11 of 21 windows and had new siding on the gables of the house in 2017 spending $9,000. Windows were energy efficient. How will this be treated on my taxes this year?

Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-14-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By Reimel61
Sick Policy w/Multiple Children in Family

What are your policies regarding dc children coming to your daycare if a sibling is sick? Do you require all the children from the family to stay home until illness passes?? Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 01-25-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,824
Posted By Reimel61
UV Light Purchase

I had to install a UV light for my water to pass inspection for my daycare license renewal in 2016. This can be written off at 100% right???
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 09-23-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,831
Posted By Reimel61
Question for Tom

What is the best way of quitting daycare to get the most benefit tax wise for myself. My husband is nearing retirement. I've been doing DC for 14 years. I'm a few years younger and would like to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-31-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,926
Posted By Reimel61
Advice About Transitioning from Home Daycare to The Outside Work Force

Does anyone have any suggestions??

How did you do this??

Tax implications??

Thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-29-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By Reimel61
thanks

thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-26-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By Reimel61
Question for Maryland Providers

Was the date for Developmental Screening moved now to July 2017?? I believe originally I was told July 2016.

Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-16-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By Reimel61
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-14-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,291
Posted By Reimel61
Bottled Water

Can I deduct the cost of using bottled water for drinking water for daycare?? I have well water. In the past I've had to shock the well in order for it to pass for regulations. The past year two...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-28-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,161
Posted By Reimel61
Fair fee??

I charged $100 for a school age child and that fee included the summer. In general they are not here more than 1.5 hour total per day during school. I do give them breakfast and an afternoon...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By Reimel61
Here is part of an email I received from the...

Here is part of an email I received from the OCC-MSDE. I assume that every licensed provided will get one. I completed the training and have ordered my screening tool. It was very easy to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By Reimel61
thanks

thanks
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 06-08-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,805
Posted By Reimel61
Developmental Screening Tools????

Here in Maryland we will be required to do developmental screening as of July 2016. Has anyone used this tool: Ages & Stages Questionnaires Third Edition (ASQ-3) print copy not the online version. ...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,473
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-17-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,473
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks...

Thanks...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-16-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,473
Posted By Reimel61
Bank Trip Mileage

All my parents pay me by check or cash weekly. I drive to the bank every week (8 miles total) in order to make my DC deposit. My husband has direct deposit for his paycheck, but I get his weekly...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-10-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 03-09-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By Reimel61
Anyone?? Deduction for Outdoor Plants

I have added a rose bush here and there ($19 each x 4) and some ornamental grasses ($24 each x 4)

How do I deduct these??

Usually if I have them in a planter on my porch where parents enter I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-16-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,181
Posted By Reimel61
What Do You Think, Suggestions Please...

I have a 3 year old who for at least 50% of the time Iím not able to understand her (I know the parents donít either). When I wipe her face after lunch she makes her body stiff and shakes and tries...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,055
Posted By Reimel61
Thanks for all the input. Sound like a...

Thanks for all the input.

Sound like a good suggestion, I will fix the wording in my contract...:)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-28-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,055
Posted By Reimel61
I'm thinking the chicken way out to deal with...

I'm thinking the chicken way out to deal with this is not to say anything at all. If they read my handbook it clearly states that...

"There are a limited number of spaces available therefore;...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,055
Posted By Reimel61
The business part of me agrees with you. Having...

The business part of me agrees with you. Having the backbone to do it is another. I know the one family is already having a hard time financially. I care for two chilcren from this family. I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-27-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,055
Posted By Reimel61
Furlough... What Are You Doing

Are any of your families going to be furloughed? I have two daycare families where both the mom's work for the government. I've never run into this situation before. In general my parents pay year...
Forum: Daycare and Taxes 02-23-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,230
Posted By Reimel61
Cleaning Expense Question

In Maryland regulations say I have to use paper towels for the children. Can I deduct 100% of half of my paper towel purchases or do I have to use T/S for all paper towel purchases. I wouldn't be...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 01-15-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,031
Posted By Reimel61
New from Maryland

Hi, i'm new here to the forums. I've been doing home daycare for 10 years now. I have been having a reallly hard time lately with picky eaters. I'm to the point where I want the parents to start...
Forum: New Members - Welcome to the Daycare.com Forum! 10-12-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By Reimel61
Intro

Hello

I'm new to Daycare.com. I've been a licensed daycare provided for 10 years in the state of Maryland. Basically started daycare when my granddaughter was born to care for her. She just...