Financial Chart

Note: This is a companion table to the Financial Summary (Cost of Burning Man) document.

2005 Cash Expenditures

Amount Cost of Goods for the Ice and Café sales (not including buildings and staff) $135,270

Costumes / Uniforms 18,722

Donations (from ice sales revenue) 44,635

Education and Training 8,191

Fees, BLM 710,404

Fees, Credit card and Bank service charges 163,642

Fire Safety Services and Supplies 156,099

Fuel (heavy equipment, vehicles, generators) 113,671

Gifts, Promotions, Royalties 13,552

Honoraria / Grants, (theme art) 437,973

Insurance (property, liability, workman’s comp, vehicle) 231,737

Internet (hosting fees, POP accounts, Starband in Gerlach) 37,700

Local Agencies (County law enforcement, Highway Patrol, Paiute Nation) 114,500

Materials and Supplies (shade structures, signage, firewood, lighting, décor and props, cleaning supplies, photography, archiving) 214,927

Meals and Food (meetings, commissary, non travel) 183,837

Medical Services and Supplies 190,432

Office and Computer Supplies 56,176

Outside Services (legal, consultants, accounting) 69,458

Outside Services: Independent contractors (DPW crew, information technology, ranger management, commissary and administrative support) 511,049

Payroll (office: administration, board) 1,759,934

Postage (newsletters, tickets, survival guide, postcards, etc) 50,190

Printing (newsletter, what where when, survival guide, gate materials, postcards, stickers, black rock gazette) 99,983

Rent (San Francisco offices, and Nevada property) 259,223

Rental (heavy machinery, small equipment and tools, portable buildings, staff radio equipment, cars and trucks, office trailers) 506,195

Repairs, Maintenance, Cleaning 27,749

Shipping / Freight 14,780

Small Equipment and Tools 52,308

Tax and Licenses (state and federal income, payroll, misc.) 515,859

Telephone (San Francisco and Nevada offices, reimbursements, conference calls) 52,824

The Man and platform (materials, pyrotechnics, technicians, labor) 136,304

Toilets (and related costs) 447,180

Travel (airfare, mileage reimbursements, food accommodations for meetings, BLM, public relations, training, etc.) 133,547

Utilities (San Francisco and Nevada) 67,243

Vehicle (registration, repairs and maintenance) 42,992

Watering for dust abatement (equipment rental, contractor services) 218,669

Interest 7,605

Sub Total 7,804,560

Asset Acquisition Amount Computers and Electronics (including radio equipment) 64,677

Furniture and Fixtures 826 Land and Building Improvements 151,649

Leasehold Improvements 12,020

Machinery and Equipment 46,978

Trailers and Portable Buildings 17,180

Vehicles 47,044

Increase in Merchandise Inventory 18,244

Increase in Year-end Current Assets (cash, pre-paid expenses) 234,000

Sub Total 592,618

TOTAL 8,397,178