Build Your Business Budget

Spend smarter with a guided budgeting tool

Follow a step-by-step process to create an accurate business budget — even if you have no financial background.

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Creating an accurate budget is tricky without any guidance

  • Question mark icon What are all the financial details that should be included?
  • Question mark icon How do you know all your calculations are correct?
  • Question mark icon Are you budgeting in the right format? And using the right terminology?

LivePlan walks you through the entire budgeting process

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Get detailed guidance every step of the way

Not sure how to get started? Or what details to include? LivePlan gives you a step-by-step process for completing every aspect of your budget.

  • Build profit & loss statements, cash flow forecasts and more
  • Read definitions of key terms and metrics
  • Get AI-generated suggestions if you're not sure what to include
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Using Xero or QuickBooks?

Build your budget five times faster than with spreadsheets by syncing your accounting data with LivePlan. You'll get a draft budget, based on historical data, that you can use as a starting point.

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Build multiple budgets to test different scenarios

What if you hired more staff? Or spent more on inventory? Try out different spending scenarios to see how they impact your finances. You'll get five-year projections for profit and loss, cash at the end of the year and other metrics.

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Budget smarter using industry benchmarks

Better understand how much you should be spending on marketing, rent and more with built-in industry benchmark data. It's a quick way to compare your budget to similarly sized businesses in your region.

  • Get benchmark data for 13 data points, including spending and profit metrics
  • Compare your forecast and results to industry benchmarks at a glance
  • Get data for specific regions and timeframes
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Reach your goals faster with performance tracking

Accountability is everything. Track your actual revenue and expenses against your budget to see if your business is headed in the right direction. That way, you can adjust your business strategy based on the data to maximize growth.

  • Sync Xero or QuickBooks to get real-time dashboards
  • Spot opportunities to reduce expenses
  • Set financials goals and understand what it will take to reach them
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Plenty of support to help you succeed

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Guidance from business experts

Stay on track with video walk-throughs, webinars, and more from business planning experts.

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If you ever get stuck, our team will help

If you ever have a question, you can instantly chat with a LivePlan expert.

Create a budget for your business today

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