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TomCopeland 01:36 PM 06-26-2014
Originally Posted by Unregistered:
I am a unlicensed childcare provider caring for only 3 children. Can I write off the portion of my home the children use? Or do I need to be licensed to do that. What can I write off as a unlicensed childcare provide operating legally?
IRS Publication 587 Business Use of Home says that to can claim home expenses, "You must have applied for, been granted, or be exempt from having a license, certification, registration or approval as a day care center or as a family or group day care home under state law."