7. Overhead Budget
Your overhead budget should include all your forecast non-estimated expenses. Then, all your non-estimated expenses will be calculated into your overhead markups. These markups will be applied to estimates to ensure that every estimate recovers its fair share of job costs and non-estimated costs.
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The overhead budget will help you plan the overhead expenses for your company. First, it will help ensure you're not over or under-spending on overhead. Then, LMN will ensure these numbers translate into you...
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If you don't include this type of expense when you're estimating, it should be in your overhead budget. There are only 2 ways to recover an expense in your estimates. It's built into the cost of a line item...
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For most companies, depreciation is about how much wear and tear was put on your equipment - and how much it decreased in value. LMN's equipment budget calculators (found on both the Equipment and the Overhe...
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Labor burden costs are calculated using the Labor Burden % fields at the top of both your field labor and your overhead budget(s). You can have a different labor burden for overhead staff, since worker's co...