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  1. Lando74

    Comfort vs. X Commission Rates

    I need some input before I decide how much time to invest calling support. Is the commission for both X and Comfort supposed to be the same? I pay 20% for X and Uber's taking 28% for Comfort. The result is I actually earn less on Comfort than X. Did they screw up or are the percentages supposed...
  2. ibabuvu

    Uber is killing off xl

    The past few weeks I've noticed that it's cheaper to take two x cars than one xl. I think it's probably due to uber wanting two booking fees instead of one. Whatever the case, averaging 1 xl ride every 2 hours is not enough.
  3. Graham Wellington

    Vote for Union?

    Your earnings will go down if you vote for a union unless you're a union boss and control the LAX queue.
  4. Halfmybrain

    Uber fees and taxes? (Tax Summary for 2018)

    This is my first full year as a driver. Not sure if these can get claimed as expenses ("All [these] items may be tax deductible....") What u do? (I understand no one by answering is functioning as my CPA) approximate dollar ammounts Uber Service Fee/Other Adjustments, $5k Booking Fee, $4k...
  5. Gone_in_60_seconds

    Passenger Cancellation and cancellation fees

    Would like to know under what conditions when a Customer requests an Uber and they decides to cancel, that the driver receives the $4.40 cancellation fee? Had 2 cancellations from pax, for both I accepted the request, one I received a cancellation fee, after the pax cancelled. For the 2nd I...
  6. Vishnu643

    How much does TLC PLATES cost

    so you already know I do Uber and ALREADY have almost a year's footing in the game so this isn't the new guy asking how do I infiltrate and become another ant in the elephant's hut. SO hold your jeers people. I'm simply trying to figure out how much it cost for transfer plates from private to...
  7. BurgerTiime

    Uber is experimenting with letting riders wait longer in exchange for cheaper fares

    https://qz.com/1308173/uber-is-experimenting-with-letting-riders-wait-longer-for-a-cheaper-fare/ Good things come to those who wait for their Uber. The ride-hailing company has started testing a feature that gives riders the option to trade a shorter wait for a cheaper fare. “Prices are...
  8. UberBeemer

    Five ways Blockchain could disrupt the sharing economy's disrupters

    By enabling the secure sharing of nearly anything—without intermediaries or their fees—the technology could redefine peer-to-peer platforms and the customer experience https://www.fastcompany.com/4057803...could-disrupt-the-sharing-economys-disrupters
  9. D

    Trip Detail not showing full breakdown

    It's only showing Fare (includes surge), Uber Fee and Toll. It doesn't have the booking fee, CTP, transport Levy etc. Is it to make it difficult to figure out when you have lost money on a destination trip An example of a older full trip detail
  10. BurgerTiime

    California says Uber is classified as a transportation firm and owes back fees!

    State regulator ruling could cost Uber ‘millions http://www.sfexaminer.com/state-regulator-ruling-cost-uber-millions/amp/ State regulators changed how they legally classify ride-hail giant Uber on Thursday, a technical move that may cost the company millions of dollars. The California Public...
  11. JFrancis

    Cannot see Lyft Fees now?

    Did I miss something? The Lyft fees, the portion that Lyft takes, is no longer a line item in Driving History?
  12. Mista T

    Portland scores with the 50 cent fee, most spot checks in the nation

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.kgw.com/article/news/investigations/city-of-portland-collects-3-million-more-than-it-needs-from-uber-lyft-passengers/283-527957254&ved=0ahUKEwjfrujX3OzZAhVCzFQKHayUBbQQqOcBCCEwAQ&usg=AOvVaw21BZVA1cAzcMTw9JHdEBS2
  13. BurgerTiime

    California’s first proposed per-ride city tax to raise Uber, Lyft prices

    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/03/oakland-wants-a-cut-of-uber-lyft-rides-mulls-states-first-per-ride-tax/ A local city council member is beginning to float the idea of taxing ridehailing companies like Uber and Lyft as a possible way to raise millions of dollars and help pay for...
  14. BurgerTiime

    PPA proposes new fee on Uber, Lyft and taxi rides

    http://www.philly.com/philly/news/philadelphia-parking-authority-ppa-ride-tax-uber-lyft-20180220.html?mobi=true The cash-strapped Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to add a 50-cent surcharge to every taxi, Lyft, and Uber ride in the city. In a report Tuesday to the agency’s board, PPA...
  15. Gone_in_60_seconds

    Air BNB compared with UBER/Lyft - percentage taken for using service

    Can someone explain to me why AirBNB only takes 10% fee for referring business to the AirBNB user, but Uber and Lyft take >= 30% fee, and remitting only 70% to the drivers? Both are technology companies, and both basically provide referral service for the user/driver????? - PLEASE advise.
  16. BurgerTiime

    New pricing plan could add up to $5 per ride

    https://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/gov-cuomo-praises-manhattan-congestion-pricing-plan-1.16275930 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Saturday said adding charges on “for-hire” vehicles such as Uber and Lyft could help ease the massive, mind-numbing traffic in Manhattan. “That is one of the first...
  17. ech

    Rates and Fares for Dallas Drivers

    Are the rates below the same rates every uberX driver has in the Dallas area? I've seen online others say theirs are higher. I've asked uber support, but they wont give me a straight answer, just a copy/pasted sounding response. Base Fare: $0.80 Per Mile: $0.73 Per Minute: $0.08 Per Minute...
  18. BurgerTiime

    Chicago to implement a fee due to Uber/Lyft causing traffic & less mass transit use

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-met-ride-hailing-survey-20171016-story.html Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are cutting into public transit use in cities like Chicago, according to a new study. The study by the University of California-Davis Institute of Transportation Studies found...
  19. BurgerTiime

    Uber may have to pay $4 million license fee in London

    http://fortune.com/2017/09/18/uber-london-fees-license/ Uber will face a big jump in the fee it pays to operate in London to 2.9 million pounds if the ride hailing company is granted a new license by the city's transport authority. Transport for London said on Monday companies with more than...
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