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One-Time Start-Up Costs

 Cost ($) Expense Description
  Acquisition of office space Cost required to build or purchase space or rental deposit to be paid
  Office equipment Computer equipment, printers, fax machines, telephones, and telephone system,copier machines, and other equipment needed to operate your business
  Production equipment Machinery and other equipment required to produce your product
  Office furniture Desks, file cabinets, bookcases, chairs, tables, shelves, counters, cabinets
  Transportation and installation of equipment Shipping costs for furniture and equipment, IT, specialists to install hardware or set up phone system
  Decorating or renovating

Any renovation or remodeling needed on the space before opening
  Signs Signs needed for outside office, on doors, walls, or otherwise
  Security Either a security system or hired security service if not provided by building
  Initial product inventory Costs required to stock initial inventory, including material and production, costs, until revenues pay for additional inventory
  Insurance Premium required to pay before opening business for property and other insurance
  Advertising Initial advertising done prior to business opening
  Custom supplies Printed letterhead and business cards with company name/logo
  Utilities Security deposits or installation fees for utilities and other services
  Professional fees Up front fees to legal, financial, and other professionals
  Business licenses and permits Fees determined by city/state for doing business
  General office supplies Paper, pens, staplers, binders, paper clips, etc.
  Service providers Fees for services such as cleaning
  Other Additional costs not on this list
$ Total start up costs