RE: Contracters - billing for driving time?

Subject: RE: Contracters - billing for driving time?
From: "Pamela Sarantos" <Pamela -dot- Sarantos -at- bigbandnet -dot- com>
To: <rjstevenson -at- sprynet -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 14:45:43 -0500

My suggestion would be to incorporate the cost of the driving time in
your hourly rate, and not bill for driving time.

Thanks,
Pamela

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Subject: Contracters - billing for driving time?

During my stint as a contracter this year I had some conversations with
an acquaintance, a freelance graphic designer. He was horrified by the
fact that I didn't bill for driving time. My reasoning was that so many
companies seem to take it for granted that they have every right to
insist on full-time office presence, if I tried to bill for driving time
(living an hour+ outside the city, at that) I would never have any work.


What do you think?

Rebecca Stevenson
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