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#155104 - 12/10/04 03:33 AM overhead  
kinetic  Offline
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 156
Phoenix, Arizona
Does anyone have a list for what they include in there overhead costs? I know I am missing more than a few when I tally everything up. How do you break everything up on your P&L sheets(how detailed do you get with it)?

Business, Office, Estimating, Legal:

#155105 - 12/10/04 06:29 AM Re: overhead  
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Joined: May 2003
Posts: 1,140
kamloops BC Canada
Hi Kinetic

I was going to use this free download to try and figure out some overhead costs

#155106 - 12/10/04 03:10 PM Re: overhead  
slumlordworker  Offline
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 84
south bend indiana
here goes
cell phone
internet service
land line phone
uniforms or laundry
disposable goods( ie batteries light bulbs)
education material
work clothes (got to keep them like new)
personal grooming
vechile insurance
bussiness insurance
licensing fees
vechile maintenance
waste removal
storge space
power tool replacement
hand tool replacement
office supplies(ie pens paper ink toner)
health insurance
rent or mortage

there you go I might of for gotten some as u can see even a small shop out of your home can have a great deal of overhead

#155107 - 12/10/04 06:05 PM Re: overhead  
LK  Offline
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Posts: 1,429
New Jersey
There is overhead and operating costs, just to add to the list, Truck replacement costs should be in the budget.

#155108 - 12/10/04 09:47 PM Re: overhead  
kinetic  Offline
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 156
Phoenix, Arizona
Seems I actually have most of them. I include maintenance costs for my truck by figuring a cost per mile. Covers fuel, tires, service, and maintenance. The depreciaiton is a tax right off and at some point you can sell it. So how would you include replacement costs?

#155109 - 12/10/04 09:48 PM Re: overhead  
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Grayslake IL, USA
Our list:
Auto & Truck Expeence
Bank Charges
Surity Bonds
Equipment rental
Licenses & Fees
Office Expence
Outside Service
Payrole Service
Salaries & wages
Taxes - Payrole
Shop Expence
Sub Contractor

It is broken into $ and % month and year to date.

#155110 - 12/11/04 03:32 PM Re: overhead  
kinetic  Offline
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Posts: 156
Phoenix, Arizona
Thank you guys for the help with the lists. I found a good list from an website that A-Line and Doug linked before. It was buried in a .PDF file somewhere on the service roundtable site. Pretty good list if I may say so.

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