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  1. Youburr

    How much city business license tax did you pay?

    I thought mine was rather expensive based on what I’ve read here. The zoning fee alone was more than half the bill.
  2. PioneerXi

    Uber Admits to Vulnerabilities

    From Slate.com https://slate.com/business/2019/04/uber-ipo-nyc-london-risks.html One quarter of its business is based in 5 cities: New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and San Paola. And what a surprise: the home of the flat surge (Charlotte) has an airport that makes more money...
  3. O

    Saturday business

    Good morning everyone. Newbie here. What times are best on Saturdays and Sundays to drive and where are the best locations to get business. Any insight would be greatly appreciated!
  4. N

    Sole proprietorship/HST # question

    Greetings guys, I am a new Uber driver. I have a couple questions: 1. a previous employment required me to register as a sole proprietor about 6-7 years ago under my name. I haven't renewed it. So am I right to assume it is no longer valid and I have to register again? 2. I also want to open...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Uber's e-bikes are cannibalizing rides from Uber's cars

    https://money.cnn.com/2018/07/19/technology/uber-jump-electric-bikes-san-francisco/index.html Six months after jumping into the bikesharing game, Uber has made a fascinating discovery: New riders taking a spin on its red Jump electric bikes in San Francisco are more likely to continue riding...
  6. KingEsmo

    Why I drive? Any

    Only 2 months in and still love the extra income. I drive a Kia Forte which is really good on gas. I know the back streets of Atlanta so I prefer the shorter trips vs long trips. My main reason I drive is to finally jump off the ledge with my virtual reality business plan garuanteed to change...
  7. Dilian

    Private Fleet Owners in NYC ?

    Hello I have a few questions for private Fleet owners 1) What are your requirements for drivers that use your vehicle ? 2) What is your pay schedule for drivers renting your cars? 3) What are your rules with your vehicle's, such as how do you pay for your tolls that accumulate during rides...
  8. SLCBassist

    Getting Started in SLC

    Hello, folks. How are ya? So I'm all signed up and everything, however I haven't begun to drive yet. Before I do that, I just have a few questions I hope you can answer: 1. What is the oldest allowable model year to drive with the most basic Uber service? I've heard 2000, 2002, and 2003. If...
  9. Iamfoodgod

    To all Washington eats drivers...

    How many of you guys have business licenses? I have been operating eats making between 11-15$ an hour(after expenses deducted) as a part time gig. I have recently found out there have been police stings for Uber x drivers in the past and as a result looked up my city's regulations on TNC...
  10. BurgerTiime

    Cabs in the Twin Cities aren't dead yet

    https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/02/28/cab-businesses-insist-they-arent-done-yet For 35 years, John Shannon of West St. Paul has made a living as a cab driver. But the last few years have been hard. Growing competition from ride sharing services is threatening the industry's survival. "I...
  11. BurgerTiime

    For the first time, Uber's growth amongt business travels has decreased

    https://www.cnet.com/news/uber-sees-first-decline-in-passengers-lyft-increases-report-says/ Uber reportedly lost 1 percent of the ground transportation market. And in some cities, like San Francisco, it saw an 8 percent fall. Meanwhile, Lyft is on the rise. by Dara Kerr October 24, 2017 12:00...
  12. Igsfire

    Supporting Local Businesses

    There is a place called the "Sandwich House" in Cypress California, right across the street from Cypress Community College. Normally I am not riding around Cypress during the daytime but the owners of this restaurant are good people (brother and sister) who treat all their customers like kings...
  13. A

    UberEats in NJ

    So I just started doing UberEats for some extra income, while working part time in the evenings at the moment. I did some driving around in my area & noticed it was very slow. I had an idea of passing out flyers or business cards (if Uber can sup to spread around to local businesses to hopefully...
  14. BurgerTiime

    Uber could one day end up like Yahoo

  15. S

    Uber Tax Return Q

    I'm quite used to completing my own tax returns, however this is the first year with Uber as a business. Just looking for some advice to avoid heading to a tax agent. I have put myself as a Business/Sole trader, passing the results test (no PSI rules). I've put my total income in the...
  16. Bozewoman

    NAME of place, not just address

    New driver here... I don't know if this is an Uber complaint or a Rider complaint. I'll get a call to pick up someone at 123 X Street. I get to the general area and learn that it's going to be a business and SO MANY businesses don't have their address on their building. My complaint is that...
  17. Slat90

    90“ hot. 3 apps on. Wallstree/battery.

    Not one trip in an hour. 10 years I drive this city and never seen such low demand...
  18. A

    Hi Everyone! - Washington DC Business Driver

    Hi All! - I'm a driver for both Lyft and Uber in the Washington D.C. area. I studied Business at school (University of Florida), and I want to treat driving like a small business. I'm interested in reading about techniques and strategies to increase profits, and decrease costs. I'm hoping to...
  19. Maven

    Are Travis & Emil actually the worst?

    IMAGE: DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/GETTY IMAGES BY EMMA HINCHLIFFE, March 25, 2017 In case there was still any doubt, Uber's top executives are really terrible. A report in The Information out Friday night alleges that CEO Travis Kalanick and Senior Vice President of Business Emil Michael took Uber...
  20. Slat90

    How would Saturday be after this St patt?

    Got huge stomach aches and I skipped the st. Patrick's Day for obvious reasons. Don't want any throw up on my car but today I'm feeling sick and wondering if it would be good anyway