sell or sub

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mid Rivers, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. Mid Rivers

    Mid Rivers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    I have a small business with only 8 accounts (have turned down more). I'm trying to decide if I should sell it or sub it out. Has anyone sub'd there business out? If so, did you sub the equipment also? I do not want to hire an employee. I would like to keep to tax break. Thanks for the help.
  2. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,475

    sub it out to me.
  3. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    whatever you do, do not sub out the equipment
  4. Mid Rivers

    Mid Rivers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    shameless bump to get this back to the front
  5. Gilla Gorilla

    Gilla Gorilla LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 923

    Are you looking to get out of the business or just take some time off and get back into it at the begining of next season?

    If you're just looking for some time off then just sub the work out.
  6. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,119

    This all depends on what your 8 accounts are. Are they big places that require a lot of attention to detail or are they small 20 minute jobs. More info is needed- do you have another job? Do you have any problems with these customers, etc...
  7. Mid Rivers

    Mid Rivers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    One is a 3 acre place the others are 20-30 minute jobs. I think I am going to try to sell the business (equipment).

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