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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, May 3, 2006.
I don't "make" money...I 'earn' it...
Please explain then.
Ok bobby, how much do you charge an hour when you go out on a job solo?
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
Does it matter? I charge (and get) $55/hr tho...
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
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
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...
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