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Use the Profit Margin template to describe how you calculate your profit margin. profit margin is the difference between the cost of producing and or distributing product and the price you receive for that product. Calculating profit margin accurately can be complex task. Profit margins can be measured in two ways. gross profit or net profit. The gross profit on an item is the difference in cost between buying or producing an item and then selling it. The basic calculation for gross profit is Sales Price minus the Cost of Goods or Sold COGS. Figuring Cost of Goods Services Sold can be quite complicated because you may choose to figure in the cost of office or equipment expenses payroll transportation utilities and many other factors that go into producing or handling an item for sale or providing service. Net profit deducts other costs like taxes and accounts for depreciation and interest. Explain your profit margin calculation here. The more specific you can be providing historical facts and figures for span of time for example the more credible your estimate of profit margin will be. Be sure to take into account all expenses involved in the buying production process and the sales transactions. Discuss the implications of your profit margin calculation here. How often does the calculation need to be re examined to be sure its accurate. Is there any element in your calculation that is subject to large fluctuations and thus could drastically change your profit. For example transportation costs which are largely dependent on the price of fuel can make or break many businesses. Do you have in place processes to quickly adjust your sales prices and ensure your profit if the cost of producing your goods or providing your services suddenly changes.