TCF803: When Should You Charge 50% Gross Profit

“When should you charge 50% gross profit?” — Tom answers this common question asked by many contractors and breaks down the rule of thumb for achieving the 50% gross profit. He also addresses the common objections by some contractors, like “I’m a GC. 50% Gross Profit is not possible for me,” and dispels myths around what industries can and can’t hit the 50% mark.

Conversation Highlights:

[00:00] – Intro

[00:58] – What 50% gross profit means

[01:47] – When should you charge 50% gross profit

[02:21] – How can contractors charge 50% if they don’t know their numbers

[03:38] – GCs can charge 50% gross profit too

[05:28] – Situations when a lower gross profit is acceptable

[09:54] – Custom home builder charging 50% gross profit

[11:22] – Wrap up


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