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About the VDBA Step One: Getting Started Step Two: Operating a BusinessStep Three: Business Plan

Step Three: Business Plan

Create Your Business Plan: Financial Plan

Virginia waterfrontThere are several sections making up the Financial Plan. They are presented below. Click on each link to go to that part of the Financial Plan. When the page opens, follow the instructions at the top. You will have options to save, erase and display each section. Each section may be printed once it is displayed by choosing "File" and then "Print" from your browser's menu. The version on the right is for those who have access to Microsoft Excel and are familiar with using spreadsheets. The version on the left is for those who do not have access to Microsoft Excel and are not familiar with using spreadsheets. If you need help, click here.

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(For those without MS Excel)

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I) Projected Sales
A) Projected Sales Help
B) Projected Sales Form, Year 1
C) Projected Sales Form, Year 2

II) Projected Cost of Goods Sold
(COGS
)
A) COGS Help
B) COGS Worksheet
C) Projected COGS Entry Form,
Year 1

D) Projected COGS Entry Form,
Year 2

III) Average Monthly Operating
Expenses

Monthly Operating Expenses
Form

IV) Start-up Expenses
A) Start-up Expenses Help
B) Start-up Expenses Form

V) Income Projection (Monthly)
A) Income Projections Help
B) Income Projections Form,
Year 1

C) Income Projections Form,
Year 2

VI)Income Statement (Annual)
Income Statement Worksheet

VII)Cash Flow Projections
A) Cash Flow Projections Help
B) Cash Flow Projections,
(Jan-June)

C) Cash Flow Projections,
(July-Dec)

VIII) Break-Even Analysis
A) Break-Even Analysis Help
B) Break-Even Analysis Form

IX)Balance Sheet
A) Balance Sheet Help
B) Assets Worksheet
C) Liabilities Worksheet
D) Balance Sheet Form (Assets
and Liabilities)

I) Projected Sales
A) Projected Sales Help
B) Projected Sales Spreadsheet
(Excel)

II) Projected Cost of Goods Sold
(COGS
)
A) COGS Help
B) COGS Worksheet (Excel)
C) Projected COGS Spreadsheet
(Excel)

III)Average Monthly Operating
Expenses

Monthly Operating Expenses
Spreadsheet

IV)Start-up Expenses
Start-up Expenses Checklist

V) Income Projection (Monthly)
A) Income Projections Help
B) Income Projections
Spreadsheet
(Excel)

VI)Income Statement (Annual)
A) Income Projections (Monthly)(Excel)
B) Income Statement (Annual) (Excel)

VII)Cash Flow Projections
A) Cash Flow Projections Help
B) Cash Flow Projections
Spreadsheet
(Excel)

VIII) Break-Even Analysis
A) Break-Even Analysis Help
B) Break-Even Analysis Form
(Excel)

IX) Balance Sheet
A) Balance Sheet Help
B) Assets Worksheet (Excel)
C) Liabilities Worksheet (Excel)
D) Balance Sheet Spreadsheet
(Excel)


Pages which need to be printed in landscape orientation should be printed individually.

Excel Pages Must be Printed Individually.

If you would like to view a sample business plan first, please select one of the business plans below. Click the "X" in the upper right of your screen to return to the CD.

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