Here's how much you can afford to spend monthly and annually in Overhead for your studio, given your current level of annual sales:
Here's how much you now spend annually in Overhead:
If your Overhead expenses exceed the Benchmarks, your studio's bottom line profitability will be adversely affected.
What is your actual Overhead?
These are the types of expenses you'll need to consider as overhead expenses:
Includes cleaning, repairing, landscaping, alarm system service, trash removal, pest control
|Real Estate Taxes & Mortgage Interest
If you own your building and you do NOT pay rent to yourself.
If you pay yourself or a third party rent for your studio and any amount you pay for storage rent and enter it in the field below.
Includes general liability and property insurance
|Utilities (Does not include telephone/communications expenses)
If your Overhead exceeds the Benchmarks, your studio's bottom line profitability is adversely affected.
A key finding of PPA's latest Benchmark Survey is that the ability of a studio to control its costs (including Overhead) was the prime factor in deciding bottom-line performance for both home and retail studios. Learn more about strategies for controlling costs - and improving your bottom line - in PPA's Business Handbook.