Benefits: This worksheet will enable you to compute the amount of cash you will need to start your new business. The worksheet is broken down into two parts. The first part computes the amount of cash you will need from day one of planning your business to day one of opening the business for customers. The second part of the worksheet computes the cash needs for the first three months you're in business.
This worksheet lists all the descriptions of the cash needs of the new business. If you need additional categories of expenses, you can quickly modify it. Just plug in your amounts and the spreadsheet will automatically compute the totals.
File Description: The file is a Microsoft Excel (version 5.0) spreadsheet template. Once you've downloaded the file, you must copy it to your EXCEL\XLSTART directory in order to use it.
Initial cash requirements
For background information as well as information on related topics, see costs — setting up the business.