Re: charging for contract work

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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