Start-Up Finance Questions
- Where will your start-up funds come from?
- Do you know where to get a loan for your type of business?
- Have you calculated monthly fixed costs (rent, utilities, insurance, employee salaries, etc.)?
- Do you know the cost of providing your service?
- Have you calculated how long it will take for you to see a profit?
- Have you developed a pricing strategy for your services?
- Are you aware of the tax structure for your type of business?
- Will you require a salary to run your business?
Adapted from "Start Smart! Developing a Business Plan for Success," presented at the ASHA Health Care 2009 and Business Institute by Shari Robertson, PhD.