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Is this a fair price??

watching 2 kids 40 hours a week for 175....(not doing the whole tax thing)?? The kids are 2 and 3 and you have to teach the kids out of work books

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:18 PM on Nov. 15, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • That's $17.50 per day per child - in our area it's around $25 a day. I think that's a very fair price.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 2:19 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • I think when my kids were that young I paid a day care about a hundred each, so it's pretty fair.
    goldengrl65

    Answer by goldengrl65 at 2:20 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • sounds fair to me
    Ambie0526

    Answer by Ambie0526 at 2:23 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • that is about 2.18 per kids.. seems more then fair... most places i know are at least 3.50 per kid per hour
    NaiveDream

    Answer by NaiveDream at 2:26 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Not doing the whole tax thing? You should explore the interest and penalties you can be assessed, if you choose that (illegal and immoral) road.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:05 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Use this to help you.  Charging for Babysitting

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 5:22 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Rk if she doesn't report it, and the people who pay her don't report it, no one will find out anyway. LOTS of people care for children TAX FREE. OP you have to make sure the families paying you AGREE about the tax thing, otherwise you'll get into TROUBLE. Yeah technically it is illegal, but screw the IRS. The government takes so much of our money as it is.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:51 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Yes, that's fair.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 12:04 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

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