Sample Business Plan Private Communications Corporation (pcc)
Average monthly pricing is projected as follows (per month, except price for add. minutes, which is per minute):
Cost of Goods Sold:
Average costs per subscriber are anticipated as follows (includes cost of minutes included in package):
Expected cost of collection on revenues are 12% of revenue.
Year end headcount is anticipated as follows:
Salaries are based on competitive compensation.
Benefits are assumed at 25% of salaries and other compensation.
Salaries increase at 5% annually.
Advertising expenses are budgeted at 5%, trade shows at 0%, and collateral at 2% of total revenue per period.
Consultants and contractors are employed at market rates as needed.
Operating expenses are assumed at the following monthly rates per person as follows:
Business insurance is considered to be 0.1% of total revenue.
Professional services (legal and accounting) are indicated as needed.
Office rent is assumed at $1.30 per square foot. The company starts with 0 square feet and increases in July.
Interest rates are fixed over the projected period and are estimated based on current rates:
Interest revenue is 5% of cash balance.
Interest expense on credit lines are 12% of outstanding balance.
Interest expense on capital equipment leases are 12% of outstanding balance.
Interest expense on long-term debt is 8% of outstanding balance.
Cash is the amount remaining after all revenue, expenses, the purchase of assets, and the financing of these decisions has been accounted for.
Accounts receivable is considered to be 15 days of sales. Accounts receivable at the start of projections equal $0.
Fixed assets include computer hardware, computer software, and furniture and fixtures. Equipment purchases are tied to projected staffing plans.
The company begins operations with the following capital assets:
Per person equipment costs are as follows:
Capital acquisitions are depreciated as follows:
Accounts payable is equal to the sum of all month's expenses except insurance, rent, benefits, and payroll taxes and is paid within 30 days time (fixed). Accounts payable equal $0 at the start of the projected period.
Salaries payable is based on 1/2 of month's salary. Salaries payable equals $0 at the start of the projected project.
Capital equipment leases are paid off over five years. The company begins operations with $0 in total outstanding leases and adds as indicated in the Capital Purchases Forecast.
The company begins operations with $0 in common stock, $0 in preferred stock, and $0 in retained earnings. Company stock is issued as shown on the balance sheet.
Table B Revenue Build-up
aPercentage of Additional Minutes changes in 1999 to 40% Registration, 50% Basic, and 10% Premium.
Table C Balance Sheet ($)
Table D Statement of Sources and Uses ($)