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Tom Copeland

Biography:

Tom Copeland is a renowned tax and child care business specialist. A licensed attorney, Tom graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980. He trains thousands of family child care providers, trainers, and tax preparers each year on important business issues, including record keeping, taxes, marketing, contracts, and legal issues. Tom is also the author of many books and resources for family child care providers. Currently, he is a consultant for the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).

In 2003, he won the Friends of NAFCC Award from the National Association for Family Child Care. In 1998, he won the Child Care Advocate of the Year award from the Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association. He has represented numerous providers in IRS audits and has won three US Tax Court cases. In 2003, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2003-22 that allows family child care providers to use a standard meal allowance rate to claim food expenses. Tom was the author of the proposal that led to this rule.

Stay updated on Family Child Care business issues with Tom Copeland's blog at www.tomcopelandblog.com, email Tom Copeland at tomcopeland@live.com


Tom Copeland's Books

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  • Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Money Management and Retirement

    Author: Tom Copeland
    Product Code: 540450
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-045-0

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    The Family Child Care Business Curriculum library covers five integral business topics for family child care providers. Written by Tom Copeland, JD, renowned tax and child care business specialist, these products include everything trainers need to share general business principles with providers. Each module in the series contains

    • Learning objectives and teaching techniques
    • PowerPoint files, reproducibles, and trainer notes
    • Handouts, including quizzes and class evaluations
    • Commonly-asked questions and answers
    • Classroom and follow-up activities



    3-ring binder, CD.

     
  • Family Child Care Marketing Guide, Second Edition

    Author: Tom Copeland
    Product Code: 541129
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-112-9

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    Published by Redleaf Press   Download the appendix forms

    Maximize your family child care (daycare) program's enrollment and income with proven tips from Tom Copeland

    Whether you are just starting out or have an established business, this resource provides the best marketing strategies for promoting your program and filling it to capacity—even during tough economic times. This second edition of Family Child Care Marketing Guide includes information to help you
    • Identify and communicate the benefits of your program to prospective, current, and former clients
    • Market your business using low-cost promotions, the Internet, and social media
    • Network with professional organization and agencies
    • Determine what rates you should charge
    • Resolve common marketing issues and evaluate your marketing plan

    This guise also contains checklists, worksheets, and forms to complement your marketing plan.

    Softbound, 176 pgs.



    e-book available

     
  • Family Child Care Business Curriculum Set

    Author: Tom Copeland
    Product Code: 600999
    ISBN: 

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    The most comprehensive business curriculum to train family child care (daycare) providers

    The Family Child Care Business Curriculum series covers five integral business topics that affect every family child care (daycare) provider—legal and insurance issues, contracts and policies, marketing, money management and retirement, and record keeping and taxes. Written by Tom Copeland, JD, renowned tax and child care business specialist, these resources include everything trainers need to share general business principles with providers. Each training is packaged in a convenient three-ring binder and contains
    • Learning objectives and teaching techniques
    • PowerPoint files, reproducibles, and trainer notes
    • Handouts, including quizzes and class evaluations
    • Commonly asked questions and answers
    • Classroom and follow-up activities


    This complete set includes each module in the series:
    Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Contracts and Policies
    Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Legal and Insurance Issues
    Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Marketing
    Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Money Management and Retirement
    Family Child Care Business Curriculum: Record Keeping and Taxes

    Five 3-ring binders, each with a CD.

     
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