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Small Business Marketing Advice - Gold Or Rubbish?

by Nan Burchfield (2021-12-19)

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A. Labor cost is the actual direct labor used in the making of product or doing the service. The cost wouⅼd also include all the fringe benefits like social security, payroll taxes, vacation pay, holidays, sick pay days, etc.

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