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Old 05-03-2006, 08:41 PM
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I don't "make" money...I 'earn' it...
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:41 PM
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No, I don't think it did...




Please explain then.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:44 PM
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Ok bobby, how much do you charge an hour when you go out on a job solo?
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:45 PM
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pga- spoken like a true amatuer. those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, for the ride over? those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, when they have to stop and pee. those guys are on the timeclock, aint they, loading and unloading the equipment? matching taxes, accounting/payroll fees......smarten up kid.....$35 an hour will send you to the poor house
Question #1...No
#2...No
#3...Yes

You better smarten up bobby...If they put 4 guys on the job for 1 hour that is $140/hr...Pay each man $10/hr and you just made $100/hr, well above your $1/minute...Damn near twice that...and he didn't have to lift a finger...top that
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:46 PM
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Ok bobby, how much do you charge an hour when you go out on a job solo?
Does it matter? I charge (and get) $55/hr tho...
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:47 PM
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Question #1...No
#2...No
#3...Yes

You better smarten up bobby...If they put 4 guys on the job for 1 hour that is $140/hr...Pay each man $10/hr and you just made $100/hr, well above your $1/minute...Damn near twice that...and he didn't have to lift a finger...top that
no YOU BETTER smarten up. unless u have those guys working non stop on site all day long, every day, you''ll get your but whooped
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:49 PM
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Ok bobby, how much do you charge an hour when you go out on a job solo?
when i go solo? it can vary anywhere from $50-$150 an hour. BUT, genius, on myself, i don't pay- matching payroll taxes, workman's comp, or payroll fees. when u get employees, you'll understand, till then, don't even try
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:50 PM
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Does it matter? I charge (and get) $55/hr tho...



Obviously it does. Youre charging $55.00 an hour. How much are you bringing home? You can drop over 30% of that right off the bat for taxes. IF youre doing it legally. Now your down to $38.00. Then knock off expenses like gas, insurance, maintenance. Your probably bringing home $25.00 an hour.



Remember, this is all if youre doing it LEGALLY.

And would you look at that. That 25.00 is less then the guy charging $35.00 a man hour in my other scenario.
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:55 PM
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Obviously it does. Youre charging $55.00 an hour. How much are you bringing home? You can drop over 30% of that right off the bat for taxes. IF youre doing it legally. Now your down to $38.00. Then knock off expenses like gas, insurance, maintenance. Your probably bringing home $25.00 an hour.



Remember, this is all if youre doing it LEGALLY.

And would you look at that. That 25.00 is less then the guy charging $35.00 a man hour in my other scenario.
I'm legal buddy...insurance, workmans comp, the works ...You obviously do not know what it takes to make a living. If you think a guy charging $35/hr is doing better than a guy charging $55/hr, you don't know math too well...not to mention that when you are legit expenses come out of the company, NOT my pocket...

Deductions, deductions, deductions...
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:56 PM
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bobbby first time im not agreeing with you

if he working 40 hours a week he mking "72k a year" not many jobs out there paying 72k a year and if he has 5 trucks all day im sure he making more money than you or I with only 1 route charging more hourly

not everyone for some reason is out there to become filthy rich they are happy making $50k a year and living a basic life
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