Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Business > Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.

Well, I guess this year was better than last


Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-27-2011, 11:47 AM
mark123's Avatar
mark123 mark123 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 1,404
Rep Power: 9
mark123 is on a distinguished road
Default Well, I guess this year was better than last

I got a letter from the state telling me that due to the amount remitted they are changing my sales tax filing frequency. Instead of quarterly, I now must file monthly. I guess that's proof that I grew the business.

Tax filing always ties me up in knots because of concern over making a mistake but maybe it will actually be easier doing it monthly. I'll have to see how it goes.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 11-27-2011, 12:02 PM
wandfsmall wandfsmall is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 925
Rep Power: 7
wandfsmall is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark123 View Post
I got a letter from the state telling me that due to the amount remitted they are changing my sales tax filing frequency. Instead of quarterly, I now must file monthly. I guess that's proof that I grew the business.

Tax filing always ties me up in knots because of concern over making a mistake but maybe it will actually be easier doing it monthly. I'll have to see how it goes.
I have 2 businesses one is for the website and the other for the retail shop(makes it easier to track for us) The website is on a quarterly and the retail shop is monthly. The one for the monthly reporting is much easier as you tend to forget about stuff for the quarterly one. And congrats on growing the business.
__________________
I am the owner of www.AllOutdoorParts.com an online mower parts distributor. I am also a Briggs Master Service Technician and Expert Certified Mechanic for Kohler. If my posts helps you please like my facebook page at www.facebook.com/alloutdoorparts
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-27-2011, 12:10 PM
mark123's Avatar
mark123 mark123 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 1,404
Rep Power: 9
mark123 is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks.

That's comforting to know that it seems easier. The reason makes sense.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-28-2011, 09:36 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,064
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

That is great news!

I am sure every state handles this differently, but for the newer business owners trying to comply, does this apply to sales tax or is this income tax?

Also, when should they be concerned about making that jump from quarterly to monthly?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-28-2011, 09:48 AM
mark123's Avatar
mark123 mark123 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 1,404
Rep Power: 9
mark123 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
That is great news!

I am sure every state handles this differently, but for the newer business owners trying to comply, does this apply to sales tax or is this income tax?

Also, when should they be concerned about making that jump from quarterly to monthly?
This is for Sales and Use tax for Pennsylvania. Apparently, if your quarterly sales tax remittance is over $600 they want to move you to monthly. If you make over $10000 in a quarter that will do it. This is good news even though it is a little bit of extra work.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-30-2011, 06:11 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 38,064
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

That is very interesting as it brings up another point as well. Since different areas handle taxing lawn care differently, it's important for each lawn care business owner to review their state's website to see if they need to be collecting sales tax. If they do, they also need to get a sales tax license.

__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
This is My First Year And... bestbetli Starting a lawn care business. 13 04-27-2011 12:15 AM
Guess what I got today? The Cleaning Doctor Promote your products or services 5 12-22-2010 11:04 AM
15 year old need your help manandamower Introduce Yourself 31 07-23-2010 10:28 PM
Guess what this is? Steve Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 5 09-15-2008 07:14 AM
I guess I never realized... Little's General Talk 1 06-02-2008 02:33 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
What were your top...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-13-2016 05:10 PM
Yesterday 12:12 PM
by jrs.landscaping
3 338
I have a new show!
Chilehead
09-19-2016 06:50 PM
09-23-2016 05:45 AM
by Chilehead
7 114
First commercial estimate
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-19-2016 12:42 PM
09-22-2016 05:42 PM
by acrajchel
7 117
Larger projects - Labor...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-18-2016 07:38 AM
09-21-2016 06:51 AM
by Chilehead
5 137
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
09-16-2016 01:50 PM
by DLC123
5 590
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
09-16-2016 01:35 PM
by DLC123
15 1,302
Not a newbie just...
lwlawn
09-09-2016 02:32 PM
09-16-2016 01:25 PM
by DLC123
2 494
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
09-16-2016 01:15 PM
by DLC123
6 1,369
Lawn problem
magiccc
09-14-2016 11:37 AM
09-15-2016 06:14 AM
by Chilehead
2 268
What kind of seed do you...
Bradcook21
09-02-2016 02:58 PM
09-12-2016 07:18 AM
by joshp
4 893
Commercial Flail Mower...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 04:46 PM
09-09-2016 04:50 PM
by Steve
7 756
Newbie here
paulgrant
09-07-2016 04:52 PM
09-09-2016 12:01 AM
by paulgrant
2 601
Hello, New Member Here,...
Chickenthief
09-05-2016 06:19 PM
09-08-2016 09:35 PM
by Chickenthief
6 718
Pricing fall cleanups?
WarriorLandscapingCAN
09-06-2016 11:17 AM
09-07-2016 04:06 PM
by Steve
3 690
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
09-06-2016 05:25 PM
by Steve
1,255 443,671
My Invention
biglee
01-11-2015 06:51 PM
08-31-2016 02:47 PM
by Steve
21 3,244
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
08-30-2016 07:47 PM
by SC93
11 1,900
fert/lawn programs
joshp
08-28-2016 10:43 AM
08-30-2016 03:27 PM
by acrajchel
2 1,104
Landscaper taking on odd...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 06:57 PM
08-28-2016 10:31 AM
by joshp
7 1,310
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
08-27-2016 10:51 AM
by Steve
7 2,149
» Popular Tags
annual apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts convention converting customer dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care seasonal snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:48 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:48 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy