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Business StartUp Expenses


It is very easy to underestimate your start up costs when setting up a business. Use this template to adopt a rigorous approach to your start up research and planning







Business StartUp Expenses Template



Business Start Up Costs


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Sources of Capital

Owner's Investment (Name and % Ownership)
Your Name    $1,000,000     54%
Investor    $500,000      27%
Investor    $250,000      14%
Investor   $100,000      5%
Total Investment   $1,850,000

Bank Loans
Bank1    $25,000
Bank2    $50,000
Bank3    $750,000
Bank4    $100,000
Total Bank Loans    $925,000

Other Loans
Source1   $1,000
Source2   $25,000
Total Other Loans    $26,000

Start Up Expenses

Buildings / Real Estate
Purchase    $150,000
Construction   $-
Remodeling    $-
Other    $60,000
Total Buildings / Real Estate    $210,000

Capital Equipment List
Furniture   $10,000
Equipment   $5,000
Fixtures    $1,000
Machinery   $2,500
Misc.    $500
Total Capital Equipment    $19,000

Administrative Expenses
Rental   $4,000
Utility Deposits    $750
Legal and Accounting Fees   $1,000
Prepaid Insurance    $2,000
Pre-Opening Salaries    $10,000
Other    $-
Total Administrative Expenses    $17,750

Opening Inventory
Category1    $10,000
Category2    $3,000
Category3   $-
Category4    $-
Category5   $-
Total Inventory   $13,000

Advertising and Promotional Expenses
Advertising    $2,500
Signage    $1,000
Printing    $500
Travel and Entertainment   $750
Misc.    $-
Total Advertising and Promotional Expenses   $4,750

Misc. Expenses
Misc. Expense1   $-
Misc. Expense2    $-
Misc. Expense3    $-
Total Misc. Expenses    $-

Reserve for Contingencies    $100,000

Working Capital   $1,000,000

Summary Statement

Sources of Capital
Owner's and Investors   $1,850,000
Bank Loans    $925,000
Other Loans    $26,000
Total Source of Funds $2,801,000

Start Up Expenses
Buildings / Real Estate    $210,000
Capital Equipment List   $19,000
Administrative Expenses    $17,750
Opening Inventory    $13,000
Advertising and Promotional Expenses $4,750
Misc. Expenses    $-
Reserve for Contingencies   $100,000
Working Capital    $1,000,000
Total Startup Expenses   $1,364,500

Security and Collateral for Loan Proposal     Value     Description
Real Estate    $500,000
Collateral1    $10,000
Collateral2    $5,000
Collateral3    $200,000
Total Security and Collateral for Loan Proposal    $715,000







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