Gross profit margin (calculation)
Gross profit margin is gross profit divided by revenue, times 100.
How to calculate gross profit margin
Example of a gross profit margin calculation
Let’s say your business makes $20,000 by cleaning offices. It costs you $8000 to provide those services. Your gross profit is $12,000. Your gross profit margin is 60%.
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