Example childcare business costs you should consider

  • Salaries
    • Direct salaries
    • Indirect Salaries (kitchen, admin etc)
    • Employer PRSI
    • Uniforms
    • Holiday Pay
    • Sick Pay
    • Replacement Staff
  • Personnel Expenses
    • Classroom materials
    • Training
    • Staff resources
    • Children’s activities
    • Parent Communication/Advertising & Promotion
    • Small Furniture&Fixtures
    • Lunch&Snacks
    • Kitchen& Laundry
    • Office Supplies
    • Travel expenses
    • Recruitment Expenses
    • Consumables – toilet paper, washing power, weT wipes etc
    • Special Events
    • Miscellaneous
  • Programme Expenses
    • Rent on Building
    • Maintenance & repairs
    • Cleaning
    • ESB
    • Gas
    • Oil
    • Telephone
    • Waste
    • Property Insurance
    • Rates-Building
    • Rates- Water
  • Occupancy Expenses
    • Depreciation – Buildings
    • Depreciation- Fix. & Fittings / Office Equipment
    • Equipment maintenance
    • Loan repayments
    • Bank Interest & Charges
    • Accountancy
    • Legal
    • Subscriptions/membership
    • Liability Insurance
    • Advertising/membership
    • Postage
    • Petty Cash
    • Bad Debts
  • Administration
    • Operating Costs
    • 10% Contingency money