increasing prices to cover 2% payroll tax increase?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by lawnsaspire, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. wbw

    wbw LawnSite Fanatic
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    It is only on the owner. You already pay it on employees. Only the employee portion is going back up to it's original rate.
     
  2. 205mx

    205mx LawnSite Silver Member
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    Anybody else want to say the same thing again? Sh!t
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  3. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    wow!!! calm down, I know paying more taxes is a downer but we should be use to it by now...wait until next year when the full force of Obummer care goes into effect.
     
  4. lawnescapes33

    lawnescapes33 LawnSite Member
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    yea!! wait until hits the pocket book. its going to hurt all the small companies . having to heatlh care for the employees.
     
  5. Crimson Lawn

    Crimson Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    Under 50 employees and you dont pay for healthcare.
    As for going back to the original rate, garbage. I know, its only 2%, then next it will be 2.25%.
    Back to the question, yes. I have raised rates and will set a higher price for everything overall this season. Funny thing is I have a few hardcore Libs that only want to pay me in cash and then tell me that way I dont half to claim it and pay taxes on it!
     
  6. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Posts: 305

    The government said there is no way that the costs of higher taxes would be passed onto the consumer..... The government said it, it must be true!
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  7. Crimson Lawn

    Crimson Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yeah! I just found out today thats my parents in the White House. Daddy, can I have some money? No!
    But Dad, you said it wasnt going to cost more. Some times there are lessons to be learned son! Dont be a idiot! :cry:
     

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