Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business (Paperback)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success (Startup)

By The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Rich Mintzer

Entrepreneur Press, 9781599185910, 136pp.

Publication Date: July 12, 2016

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Focusing on budgeting and estimating -- the least understood but most important factors of a contracting business -- this guide shows contractors how to price their services to recover expenses and still have money for capital expenses and profits. It goes into detail on accounting issues and provides checklists for required government accounts. Plus, it covers concerns such as dealing with problem employees and clients and establishing lines of communication within the company.

About the Author

For more than 30 years, Entrepreneur Media has been setting the course for small business success. From startup to retirement, millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners trust the Entrepreneur Media family -- Entrepreneur magazine,, Entrepreneur Press, and -- to point them in the right direction. The Entrepreneur Media family is regarded as a beacon within the small to midsized business community, providing outstanding content, fresh opportunities, and innovative ways to push publishing, small business, and entrepreneurship forward. Rich Mintzer is an expert in making complicated topics reader-friendly, including business, technology and environmental concerns. He has written more than 45 nonfiction books on a wide range of topics. He has also spent 20 years as a magazine journalist and the past several years writing and producing web content. Mintzer lives in Mount Kisco, NY.