Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ant, Jan 19, 2002.

  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,463

    i am going to do pre pay this season... 10% if paid before feb 1 .6% paid before mar.1. 4% if paied in full by april 1.....
    what do you think?
    this is for fertilization only
  2. HBFOXJr

    HBFOXJr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,712

    5% in 10 days does the job for me. You give options and time and they'll be screwing with you and not making decisions. They take 10% even if they don't respond on time. 10% is too much to give them anyhow.
  3. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    i give 10% off if paid in full by march 15. the only other choice they have is to pay half by 3/15, and the balance by 6/15, with no discount.
  4. greensman

    greensman LawnSite Member
    Male, from Akron,Ohio
    Messages: 46

    I use 7% by March 1. Which is probably to much. In the past I have received about 15% of income this way for the year.
  5. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    they almost always choose to prepay and save 10%
  6. ohiolawnguy

    ohiolawnguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    if season paid by march 15th, we pay the ohio sales tax(5.75%) on the full season price.
  7. Bret Austin

    Bret Austin LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    i usually receive about 25% of my annual fees via prepay. then, in august or so, i wish i hadn't offered prepay, because the money gets tight.
    but, it gets me out of whatever debt i incurred over the winter. like this winter without snow in the plains states, it's tough to make ends meet.
  8. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    :blob3: Whats up Ant? i go with 10% if paid in full by march 1 and 5% if paid by march 15. Tony
  9. 7% max

    5% mid

    3% for the low end

    only use one.

    Better yet give em a TGCL scam get $20 off pre pay for the year.

    They see the $20 before they have to figure what % are.

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