discount on a new mower for working for a non-profit

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by turbo5560, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. turbo5560

    turbo5560 LawnSite Senior Member
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    i've heard of this for different company's but i was told for toro that if you show a signed contract with a non-profit business (like a church), that you can get a discount on the purchase of a mower. Does anyone know what that rate is for toro or exmark mowers?
     
  2. SouthSide Cutter

    SouthSide Cutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I just got off the phone with my dealer. 30% on Toro and 26% on Scag. Last one I bought from Scag was 20% off.
     
  3. echeandia

    echeandia LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Wow. I can hear the stampede heading to the churches.
     
  4. Pat'sPerfectLawnService

    Pat'sPerfectLawnService LawnSite Senior Member
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    haha yea me too
     
  5. Ben's Landscape

    Ben's Landscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    WOW looks like i might have to loook into that!!
     
  6. turbo5560

    turbo5560 LawnSite Senior Member
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    awesome! Anyone know about exmark? I kinda have a sweet spot for them ;) put toros are basically the same thing and they have better financing right now.
     
  7. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
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    Wow, im headin to the nearest church!
     
  8. turbo5560

    turbo5560 LawnSite Senior Member
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    also, anyone know what john deeres discount is?
     
  9. MOHUSTLER

    MOHUSTLER LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Here is the catch 22 for that. You have to put it under the churches name. Therefore you cant deduct it on your taxes if your a commercial cutter. :cry:
     
  10. turbo5560

    turbo5560 LawnSite Senior Member
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    well it depends on the model you buy (i just went to the local jd dealer) he said if you buy the 900 series you can get the discount under your company name, but if you buy, i think it was the 800 series, that it would have to be in the churches name to get the discount.
     

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