As the clock approaches midnight, we welcome in the New Year with confetti, noise makers, music and good cheer! A year full of hope and possibilities for your child care business to thrive and grow. You may even have a few New Year’s resolutions along these lines. One good resolution is to start the year right with your child care accounting.
For those of you already using Procare Software® we are pleased to introduce a new, free webinar called “Start the Year Right”. In this live, online broadcast, we’ll cover what you need to know when moving from one year to the next. This webinar is intended for people who have been using Procare and have data for the year just ending. If you are brand new to Procare and just getting started, you’ll be more interested in other classes on our Webinar Schedule.
Here’s a preview of what you’ll learn in the Start the Year Right class: Continue reading
Your trusted daycare employee, Stephanie, occasionally buys things for your school. She may pick up some classroom supplies, diapers or food and pays for them out of her own pocket. You’d like to pay Stephanie back in a timely manner, but it can be cumbersome to write a check or give her a cash repayment for every small expense. A great new Daycare Payroll feature from Procare Software® lets you pay staff members back as part of their paycheck while accurately tracking your business expenses at the same time. Continue reading
Still processing payroll checks by hand for your child care, daycare or preschool? Or perhaps you’re already using Child Care Management Software to simplify your daycare payroll. No matter how you handle payroll now, things are just about to get better, much better.
Procare Software® is pleased to announce the imminent release of the next generation of payroll software specifically designed for your child care business. Procare v10 Payroll is just around the corner. For those of you already using version 9 you’ll be pleased with new features like the ability to add reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses and for those of you using another method, or outside payroll service, you’ll save both time and money processing payroll yourself. Continue reading
The U.S. Federal Minimum Wage rises July 24, 2009 to $7.25 per hour. If your State Minimum Wage is already higher than that it won’t directly affect your child care business. For those of you who need to implement the change you may find that some employees will have part of their next paycheck at the old hourly rate and part of it at the new rate. Continue reading
Per IRS Notice 1036 the amount to withhold from payroll checks for U.S. Federal Income Tax has changed effective immediately. The changes also affect the Earned Income Tax Credit. The IRS asks employers to begin using these tables as soon as possible but no later than April 1, 2009.
For those of you using Procare as your Daycare Payroll Software you’ll be pleased to know the changes are available right away by downloading a tax table update.
Just follow these simple steps: