I keep their hours, no time clock.....

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by oOTurfmanoO, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. oOTurfmanoO

    oOTurfmanoO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245

    Working roughly 8-5, sometimes 8-4:45 sometimes 5:15 and so on.

    At the end of the day when the hours are added, what do you do with the 5:15?

    **15/60= 0.25 Ok so this means the employee worked 9.25 hours right?

    Does that .25 go to 60 or 100 to become the next billable hour?
  2. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,370

    You pay employees based on a quarter hour increments ... every billing service I know of, both professional and otherwise, bills for services rendered in increments of tenth's of an hour !!
  3. oOTurfmanoO

    oOTurfmanoO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245


    can you give me an expmple please.
  4. therainman

    therainman LawnSite Member
    from IL
    Posts: 196

    If your employees know how they are paid, they may be paid in 1/4s. In the manufacturing plant I work in we have employees that are classified salary( only for legal reasons), but paid by the hour. They are paid in 1/4s each and every day. the hourly employees are paid 1/10s.

  5. landscaper22

    landscaper22 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 829

    I think I know what you are asking....Working 8-5:15 would be 9.25 hours. It would go to 100 to be the next billable hour. 5:30 would be .50 hours. 5:45 would be .75 etc...I round off to the nearest quarter hour myself.
  6. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    I keep track to the minute.
  7. oOTurfmanoO

    oOTurfmanoO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245

    thanks boys!

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