ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary Education

ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary EducationLead advisor on early childhood care and education 
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Publisher of the New Zealand-International Research in Early Childhood Journal

 

Business Structures for ECE Services and Broad Legal Requirements

business structures

Early childhood education and care services differ in organisational type. 

Here is an outline of different business types, the defining features, and broad legal requirements for each.

 

1. Owner-Operated or Sole Trader

Any person can own or operate an early childhood service business.  He/she can collect all profits and is personally liable for all taxes and debts.  

There are no formal or legal processes to follow in establishing the business however the early childhood service itself must comply with a range of legislation in order to operate as an early childhood service.

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