what percent of you income is going to gas

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jeff_0, May 18, 2004.

  1. jeff_0

    jeff_0 LawnSite Senior Member
    from md
    Posts: 401

    Mine is way too much. I should of got a diseal.
     
  2. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 1,381

    Right now fuel is about 18% of gross for me. That's up from 12% back in Febuary. A 50% increase in the price of gas since Jan 1st has made a mess out of the lawn care business. Fuel surcharges are coming June 1st for most of my customers.
     
  3. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 425

    Not much for me Im rinning off road diesel 1.10 a gallon!
     
  4. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,547

    mine is around 4%
     
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    Fuel for me right now is 16.01%
     
  6. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,220

    10-15%, I just bid the job knowing that it will cost X amount in gas to do it.
     
  7. leadarrows

    leadarrows LawnSite Senior Member
    from N/A
    Posts: 925

    9.42% so far this year.Up from 7.48% for the same time frame as last year.
     
  8. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
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    last year I was 12.31% compared now at 16.01%
     
  9. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,220


    Yep that .01% will kill you if you dont figure on it.:laugh:
     
  10. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    All of my expenses I have broke down into percentage :) Started doing that about 4 years ago. I should have said 16.013%...LOL :)
     

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