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Childminder holidays

Childminder holidays           reply
08/11/2017 19:35 - Dublin North Childminders
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Hi

I have a childminder who comes to my home she works for 1 hour 45min in the morning and is free from 9 to 12. She then minds my 2 until circa 6/6.30. I pay 120 a day for 2 days a week.

Just wondering how holidays should work. Initially childminder said she would take holidays the sametime as me which waa fine and i have paid her for all holidays to date. She is entitled to 8 days leave per annum. She took 6 days sametime as me and 2 days she wanted specifically. When i mentioned to her that was her 8 days used she said that if i take any further holidays i have to pay her still. We took two days further holidays which i have also paid for. I was just wondering what the norm is re holidays and if this is it. I assume bank holidays should be paid for too.

Thanks

Rachel



re : Childminder holidays           reply
09/11/2017 12:40 - Dublin North Childminders
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hi Rachel, is that right you pay 120e a day??



re... : Childminder holidays           reply
09/11/2017 22:32 - Dublin North Childminders
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Yes 120 euro a day.



re : Childminder holidays           reply
10/11/2017 07:37 - Dublin North Childminders
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wow it seems a lot to me, but sure we all have different incomes. I get 240e for 3 days and I think it is more than enough. did she qualified childminder? do you pay tax for her?



re... : Childminder holidays           reply
12/11/2017 16:47 - Dublin North Childminders
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Hi she has minded children for years and does her own taxes. It was what she told me the daily rate was. It doesnt change in the summer holidays etc.




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