The reason percentage contribution is across the bottom is that a bank or investor will be looking for you to invest a percentage of you personal money, anywhere from 25 to 50% of the total costs. This allows you to see this ratio as costs change and to see what percentage of the total costs is being paid for by the owner and various investors.
In the item column we have listed some of the most common startup costs. You don’t have to use this list.
As you fill in this column, include the total cost of the item including hst. If you have already purchased the item, do not include it here. You can reference it however in company history or operation.