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How much do you spend on fuel annually?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Somerville Sensation, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. crichardson

    crichardson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 96

    Gotta spend it to make it....
     
  2. 32vld

    32vld LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,984

    No.

    Have to know actual costs to make sure there is enough profit.
     
  3. crichardson

    crichardson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 96

    Yeah but no matter what you gotta spend some to make some....grow up kid.
     
  4. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Posts: 305

    He's dead on though. You can spend lots of $$$ without making a dime.
     
  5. MTenterprises

    MTenterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 326

    Too much!
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  6. johndeereguy

    johndeereguy LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Posts: 220

    $125000......
     
  7. nashlawn01

    nashlawn01 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 463

    Holy crap and I thought mine was high
     
  8. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Posts: 305

    I'm shocked by how little some of you spend on fuel.... I go through more fuel in my car than some of you doin your trucks.
     
  9. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,484

    last year my second year in business i spent really close to 10,000 on fuel for 1 truck, 1 mower, and lots of 2 cycle equipment. i know my fuel costs are high, because i had a decent amount of drive time to 1 account, but this year the gaps between lawns are being filled in, which means my profits should go up. but its also my only vehicle, so my accountant subtracted 30 percent of the fuel costs as personal....
     
  10. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    I'm close to 30k per year that's avg. last year with the drought and last year winter drop me down to 20k
    This year will be down a little with the lost one job that cost $300 in fuel just mow it each visit.
     

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