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Old 03-27-2013, 03:47 PM
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Overhead Q

Do you guys figure Yearly fuel, and equipment depreciation into overhead?

Right now I add a charge to my bids per hour(skidsteer/mowers etc)/mile(truck) for equipment cost re-coop and fuel.

Would it make more sense to figure these into my overhead cost? I have heard of it done both ways.
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Old 03-27-2013, 03:51 PM
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I do fuel, but not equipment depreciation. That would make sense though. Never really thought about...
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Old 03-27-2013, 03:53 PM
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My pricing varies little to greatly depending on what job I'm doing is why I ask.

When I figure equipment depreciation into overhead my landscaping/mulch/install jobs seem to go way up, but my mowing jobs $ decrease.

Want to make sure I'm thinking in the right here.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:20 PM
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I built a spreadsheet to calculate all my costs per job and one of the calculations is equipment replacement/repair cost per hour along with fuel usage.
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:05 PM
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That is what I have been doing, per job with a replacement + fuel cost per hour or mile used.

Just wondering what the vets think.

I was thinking about fuel in overhead but replacement cost as a per-job basis without fuel per hour/mile figured in.
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Old 03-28-2013, 05:41 PM
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you guys make things too complicated.
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:12 PM
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Just charge what the jobs worth.... Plus a little extreee
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:57 PM
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i like the sound of that. extreee
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