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Job Costing Advantages & Disadvantages: Is It Right for Your Construction Company?

Owning a company is like owning anything else: you love some aspects of it, and you despise others. We hear about the best and worst parts of ownership/leadership all the time, and everyone seems to agree that the worst part is managing accounting. (The...

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What Percentage of Construction Costs Is Labor? Pricing Your Bids Correctly

Sometimes there’s truth to the old adage that if you want something done right, you do it yourself. And usually that’s when you’re working on a passion project that requires your own individual creativity. But smart business owners with growth mindsets...

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Job Costing for Construction: What It Is & How It Helps

There are a lot of responsibilities that come with running a successful construction business, but job costing is one of the most important. It's sort of like planning out your grocery list for Thanksgiving dinner...you want to get just the right amounts...

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Construction Accounting Basics for Contractors

A day in the life of a contractor is a busy one. You’re up early to answer emails and sort through paperwork before heading to a jobsite. From there your day is full of meetings with subcontractors, reviewing the progress they’ve made, and making sure...

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