Use this worksheet to calculate your start-up costs.

Start-Up Costs

Item: Cost Date needed
-land and building ________________ ________________
-rent ________________ ________________
-leasehold improvements/signage ________________ ________________
-equipment and tools ________________ ________________
-furniture, fixtures, display cases ________________ ________________
-vehicles ________________ ________________
-beginning inventory ________________ ________________
-raw materials for production ________________ ________________
-research and development    
-installation fees (equipment, phones, etc.) ________________ ________________
-deposits ________________ ________________
-licenses and permits ________________ ________________
-legal fees ________________ ________________
-accounting and other professional fees ________________ ________________
-business insurance ________________ ________________
-supplies (office supplies, postage, etc.) ________________ ________________
-marketing materials ________________ ________________

•logo

________________ ________________

•biz. cards, letterhead, env

________________ ________________

•flyers or brochures

________________ ________________

•promotional info

________________ ________________

•promotional materials

________________ ________________

•web site

________________ ________________
-marketing campaign ________________ ________________

•Yellow Pages

________________ ________________

•advertising

________________ ________________

•direct mail

________________ ________________

•tradeshows, fairs, convention

________________ ________________

•chambers of commerce

________________ ________________

•publicity and promotion

________________ ________________

•Internet marketing

________________ ________________
-pre-opening labor and training costs ________________ ________________
-miscellaneous ________________ ________________
-reserves ________________ ________________
     
TOTAL ________________ ________________

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