IRS Allows Standard Meal Rate for Family Day Care
This Headliner highlights Revenue Procedure 2003-22 which allows taxpayers engaged in the trade or business of providing family day care the option of using a standard meal and snack rate to compute their allowable meal expense deduction.
Publication 587 – Business Use of Your Home (See Day Care Facility)
The purpose of this publication is to provide information on figuring and claiming the deduction for business use of your home. It contains special rules for day care providers including standard meal and snack rates.
Form W-10 (PDF)
Individuals claiming the Child and Dependent Care Credit must provide identifying information for all persons or organizations that provide care for the qualifying child. You can use Form W-10 to provide the necessary information to your clients.