Tom Copeland

Tom Copeland, JD, is the nation's leading expert on the business of family child care. He is a writer, trainer, lawyer, and consultant on family child care business issues nationwide. He has conducted record-keeping, tax preparation, and business workshops for family child care providers across the country since 1981. He has been awarded the Friend of NAFCC Award from the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), the Advocate of the Year Award from NAFCC, and Child Care Advocate of the Year awards from the Minnesota and Nebraska Family Child Care Associations. Tom is the author and coauthor of numerous books including Family Child Care Tax Workbook and Organizer (updated annually), Family Child Care Tax Companion (updated annually), Family Child Care Record-Keeping Guide, Family Child Care Marketing Guide, Family Child Care Legal and Insurance Guide, Family Child Care Money Management and Retirement Guide, and Family Child Care Business Planning Guide.