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Old 11-13-2012, 08:00 PM
TheLandscapers TheLandscapers is offline
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Are my startup costs too high?

I've been computing my costs, and well they're higher than I thought they'd be. Right now I'm just under $10,000 for a startup in South Jersey.

Here's what I have included so far, can you guys let me know what I REALLY don't need starting out?

Equipment
Glavely Walk Behind $1,599.00
Truck: $4,500.00
Rake $10.00
Leaf bags $9.00
Bolens weed whacker $70.00
Snow Shovel $14.00
Blower $80.00
Hedge trimmer $35.00
Garden rake $15.00
Pickup shovel $25.00
Transfer shovel $15.00
Short garden spade $21.00
Garden dig shovel $10.00
Utility knife $6.00
Hammer $8.00
Task force socket/screwdriver $10.00
Chalk lines $9.00
Tape measure $10.00
Level $8.00
Reel tape $14.00
Hammer box $10.00
Trowel $10.00
Fertilizer Certification $100.00

Yearly Expenses:
Insurance:
Liability $1,291.75
Commercial Auto $1,746.00
Commercial Registration $105.00
Trailer Registration $32.00
Total: $9,762.75
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