starting a l/p on 5/3

Discussion in 'Lease Purchase Trucking Forum' started by boston bill, Apr 27, 2015.

  1. marineman227

    marineman227 Dock Waterer

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    Get on with a good company and $1000 a week is easily doable in a company truck pulling a van. I know because I do it every week, just calculated last week and since January 1 this year my average net pay has been 1,047.38 and I go home every weekend. I'm not one that hates all leases but this one sounds terrible. Several expenses are unaccounted for and with perfect 3k mile weeks and no breakdowns you're hoping your pre tax check is the same as mine after taxes. I understand the value argument of working towards owning the truck but I also understand the value argument of free time not being spent fixing it. I understand that not everyone needs to make the same amount to be happy but I for the life of me can't understand why someone would choose to make less when more is so easily obtainable.
     
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  3. icsheeple

    icsheeple Trailing the Herd

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    ROFL, waiting on space junk to fall towards the earth. That's hilarious.

    seriously where is the OP?
     
  4. damutt

    damutt Road Train Member

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  5. boston bill

    boston bill Light Load Member

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    hello all well its been a busy go but things are going well believe it or not i will give you a quick run down on my firrst week which $1935.87 was deposited into my account thats good money to me
    my first load was a 3 stop round trip load pu in grand rapids mi to manikato, mn to spencer,ia to mason city ia back to grand rapids mi
    total mi 1381 x (.90 + fsc.26)-.15maint= $1394.81
    my truck is getting 7.5 mpg so 1381 /7.5=185 x2.36 gal=$436
    $1394.81-436=$958.81
    +$50 driver assist
    +$20 per stop= $60
    total $1068.81
    thats the break down of my first trip i did another trip that week that was about the same mies +5 extra paid stops and a driver assist
    ok lets hear what you all have to say but im happy so far and sittin at home typing this
    one more thing someone mentioned if i break down well the tow is covered under my maint and if truck is going to be down more than 24hrs i will be issued a loaner truck at no charge
     
  6. Dna Mach

    Dna Mach Road Train Member

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    As long as you're happy that's all that matters. I have to ask though, the $1068.81 you received, how much of that is set aside for tax?
     
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  7. boston bill

    boston bill Light Load Member

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    i did not rec $1068.81 my total take home as stated for the week was $1935.87 i just didnt type details of second run i did that week
     
  8. freightwipper

    freightwipper Road Train Member

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    If you're happy running for $1.16 all miles that's all that matters...
     
  9. rckbottom

    rckbottom Light Load Member

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    ummm where is your tax deduction?
     
  10. oldog1984

    oldog1984 Medium Load Member

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    what company are you working for?
     
  11. Pedigreed Bulldog

    Pedigreed Bulldog Road Train Member

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    That's a BAD week for me...and I'm home every night! My first week at my new job I took home more than that and I only worked 2 days. But, if YOU are happy making that, more power to you.
     
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