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Starting a lawn care business.

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Ok please try not to laugh to much or think I am a retard "to much" but I was wandering should I be paying myself for my own yard care? I mean after all I am using my equipment and time and for sure it would help the bottom line while starting out. I am only going on my 2nd job and already showing a profit so its not like I need it but the extra cash for business expense would be nice. I am sure there are a lot of new people out there that have wandered this same thing.
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Personally Jason, how I do it is I pay myself weekly regardless. I don't worry about paying myself for my own yard but I suppose you could figure it in. I write myself a check each Friday from my business account. Taxes will be easier this way and it keeps my business from suffering do to my PS3 game buying.
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So the check you write yourself is for wages then?
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So the check you write yourself is for wages then?
Yeah, Pay yourself say $500 bucks per week. That is your money. Don't dip into the business!
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I don't make that much yet. I am not taking any wages until business takes off.
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I am only going on my 2nd job and already showing a profit so its not like I need it but the extra cash for business expense would be nice.
That is an interesting question. I would think off the top of my head, if it were just me doing it, I wouldn't bother.
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