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Aabbco LLC

Rate sheet:

Aabbco LLC charges for time. All time spent is billable time.

If Aabbco agrees to do the work, you agree to pay for it.   

Trip charges (charged round trip from Concord) $240 per hour11
Core-zone01 onsite labor: Commercial-jobs02 $120 per hour
Core-zone onsite labor: Residential-jobs03 $100 per hour
Bridge tolls At cost
Parking At cost
Rentals Cost12 plus 30%
Permit fees At cost
Permits: Pull permit (must pay Trip-Charge too) $120 per hour
Material procurement $120 per hour
Material sourcing research and consulting $120 per hour
Computer-purchasing-assistance and consulting $120 per hour
Shipping charges from vendors At cost
RMA04 support $120 per hour
Remote-tech-support05 and consulting $120 per hour
Email-tech-support06 and consulting $120 per hour
Telephone-tech-support07 and consulting $120 per hour
Secondary-zone08 onsite labor: Commercial jobs $180 per hour
Secondary-zone onsite labor: Residential jobs $160 per hour
Tertiary-zone09 onsite labor: Commercial jobs $240 per hour
Tertiary-zone onsite labor: Residential jobs $220 per hour
Tertiary-zone per-diem10 for meals & lodging $150 per day
Tertiary-zone travel charges (air fare, taxi, tips, etc.) At cost
Standby time 150% of base
Rush charges (emergency service call) $20014
Itemized invoice (line item invoice)  for Commercial-Projects $120 per hour
Site-Surveys: Zone-rate, plus Trip-charge, plus Per-Diem See rates
Overtime-rate 150% of base
Holiday-rate 200% of base
Weekend-rate 125% of base
Ladder work, lift work, cat walk work 150% of base
Materials 5.65 times cost
Sales tax (charged at your county rate after full mark-up) Varies by county
Warranty from Aabbco LLC 100% of job cost
Data-recovery: Standard (flat rate) $99 (and up)
Data-recovery: Clean-room (flat rate) $500 to $4000 (and up)
Public speaking engagements (per hour plus expenses) $400 per hour
Rebates Varies by rebate



01 Core-Zone includes: Concord, Pleasant Hill, Martinez, Pacheco, Shore Acres, Clyde, Avon, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Alamo, Diablo, Clayton.
02 Commercial-Project: Any licensed business, even if in-home. Commercial projects are done on a T&M (Time and Materials) basis (per CAL-B.E.A.R. guidelines). No prior estimate is required.
03 Residential-Project: In a single-family residence, apartment, or condo for personal use only. Note: Estimate must be provided in advance: Per CAL-B.E.A.R. guidelines.
04 RMA: Return-Materials-Authorization: This is when a broken item has to go back to the manufacture for warranty replacement. Aabbco LLC will assist the end-user in returning their items, but Aabbco LLC will be reimbursed for labor costs, shipping, handling, packaging, core charges, return shipping charges, shipping insurance, rush charges, hot swap charges, expedite charges, sales tax, pro-rated fees, or any other charges or time incurred to "RMA" the item(s).
05 Remote-tech-support: Support provided from a remote location through the Internet to connect onsite to observe, troubleshoot, or remedy an issue or a question for a client. Time is accrued in 1/10th of an hour (0.1 hour) increments (6-minute increments).
06 Email-tech-support: Support provided on the clients behalf through email (new emails created, and for email replies) to answer questions,  troubleshoot, or remedy an issue or a question for a client. Billable time is accrued in 1/10th of an hour (0.1 hour) increments (6-minute increments).
07 Telephone-tech-support: Support provided on the clients behalf by telephone to answer questions,  consult with, troubleshoot, or remedy an issue or a question for a client. Billable time is accrued in 1/10th of an hour (0.1 hour) increments (6-minute increments).
08 Secondary-Zone: Orinda, Moraga, Danville, San Ramon, Pittsburg, Berkeley, Oakland, Montclair, Piedmont, San Francisco (Financial District only), Hercules, Port Costa, Crockett, and nearby cities and towns.
09 Tertiary-Zone: Blackhawk, San Francisco, San Pablo, El Cerrito, Richmond, Point Richmond, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Hayward, Dublin, San Ramon, Livermore, Vallejo, Marin County, West Marin, Fremont, Milpitas, Union City, Alviso, San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Bruno, San Carlos, Atherton, Antioch, Oakley, Discovery Bay, Byron, and adjacent cities and towns. 
10 Per-Diem: An overnight stay is counted as two days. There is no Per-Diem charged for one-day jobs.
11 Hour: 60-minutes; Note: Labor-rates are billed in 0.1-hour increments (1/10th of an hour: i.e.- 6-minute increments).
12 Cost: The standard "walk-in" price (AKA "End-Column price). The end-user (client) is NOT afforded any trade-discounts or any negotiated-discounts afforded to Aabbco LLC. Translation: Cost is the price the client would pay if they purchased or rented the item directly from the same supplier. The billable charge to the client is the "cost" multiplied by 5.65 times ("cost" x 5.65 = billable charge). If an item costs $10 the billable charge to the client is: $56.50. For rentals the multiplier is 130%. If a rental "costs" $100 the client's billable charge is $130.
14 $200 emergency fee is paid directly to the displaced client


You may pay by cash, check, credit card, or PayPal.

Please make checks payable to: Aabbco LLC and send to the address on your invoice or statement.

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