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Subject:Re: charging for contract work From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:Laura Dumin <laura_dumin -at- yahoo -dot- com> Date:Fri, 4 Dec 2009 09:52:28 -0800
Time on site is always billable.
I bill travel time when I can.
If I were driving an hour to a gig, I'd try to negotiate a minimum
number of hours per day or week, or a daily or weekly flat rate.
On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Laura Dumin <laura_dumin -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have recently started doing a bit of travel for a contract-type job and I am trying to figure out what are billable hours. I have been working from home with the client for a while, but only recently have had to travel at all.
> For instance, if I have to drive 60 minutes one-way to the location, do I bill for that? Also, if I am on-site, but there is some downtime, up to 20 minutes at a time, do I bill for the whole time that I am there or only the time that I am working? I want to be sure that I am neither over- or under-billing.
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