What Content is Included in the Finance Section of a Business Plan

By Lanee’ Blunt

Include your Financial Section--

A financial section shouldalways be included with your business plan. A business plan is a written descriptionof your business and what you plan to do and how you are going to do it.  They are used by entrepreneurs that areseeking financing, firms that are trying to hire key personnel, firms trying toget investors.

The finance section of thebusiness plan should include your cash flow statements, of each year you havebeen in business—up to three to five years, company income statements, balancesheets and other financial ratios, such as a break-even analysis. You mayrequire help from your accountant or a good spreadsheet software program.


Entrepreneur:  An Introduction to Business Plans

SBA: Writing a BusinessPlan: Financials