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#156642 - 05/28/05 07:05 PM Service invoice  
sparkync  Offline
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Do most of you show your material and labor separate on your invoices? Just wondering. Noticed when I just went to buy tires for my van, they didn't bother to break it down. Thanks Steve...


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#156643 - 05/28/05 07:28 PM Re: Service invoice  
Jim M  Offline
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This has been discussed here several times. The consensus is not to show a breakdown. This avoids having questions raised about why you are charging $18 for a $12 GFI and the like. People that work by the hour also don't like to see EC's charging 2-3 times what they may make per hour. They forget about licenses, insurance, education, profits etc.


#156644 - 05/28/05 07:46 PM Re: Service invoice  
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We use a contract for all work, they sign the contract, which has one total amount, the contract is their invoice.


#156645 - 05/29/05 12:50 AM Re: Service invoice  
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What a novel idea.

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