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Sample Business Balance Sheet

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When seeking financing for your small business, your banker or lender may ask you for a balance sheet representing your current financial condition. The following provides an example of the types of information generally included in a business balance sheet.

Assets

Cash $__________

Accounts receivable $__________

Inventory $__________

Short-term loans $__________

Prepaid expenses $__________

Long-term loans $__________

Land $__________

Buildings $__________

Improvements $__________

Equipment $__________

Furniture $__________

Vehicles $__________

Other Assets $__________

TOTAL ASSETS $__________

Liabilities

Accounts payable $__________

Short-term notes payable $__________

Interest payable $__________

Taxes payable $__________

Long-term notes payable $__________

TOTAL LIABILITIES $__________

Capital or Owner's Equity

Stock $__________

Retained earnings $__________

TOTAL CAPITAL or OWNER'S EQUITY $__________

(Total Assets will always equal Total Liabilities plus Total Capital)

Next Steps
Contact a qualified business attorney to help you
navigate the process of starting a business.
(e.g., Chicago, IL or 60611)

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