UNDERSTANDING YOUR POTENTIAL EXPENSES

Your Investment

Before you embark on any new business venture it’s important to develop a solid business plan to help you estimate your potential revenues and expenses. In the table below we outline the standard costs associated with owning a Kumon Franchise. Once you review the information, please give us a call at 1-855-586-6687 or email us and we’ll be glad to help.

COSTS DUE AT SIGNING OF TRAINING AGREEMENT

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
Training Agreement Deposit Fee $500 Lump sum Kumon

COSTS DUE AT TIME OF INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
Expenses while Training Instructor Development Program $4,860–$8,520 As arranged Airlines, hotels, restaurants, etc.

COSTS DUE AT SIGNING OF FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
Initial Franchise Fee $1,000 less the $500 Deposit Fee if you are obtaining your first Kumon Center Franchise. Lump Sum Kumon
See Notes
Initial Purchase of Materials $1,000 Lump Sum Kumon

COST DUE BEFORE OPENING

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
Architect design $0–$9,500 As Arranged Architect
Leasehold Improvements $29,500–$60,000 As Arranged Contractor
See Notes
Furniture, Equipment, Primary Sign & Supplies $3,400–$12,000 As Arranged Kumon and Vendors
See Notes
Notebook Computer at Kumon Center $400–$2,000 As Arranged Vendors
See Notes
Professional Fees $1,000–$3,000 As Arranged Accountant, lawyer
Liability Insurance $475 Semi-annually, if purchased through Kumon’s insurance carrier; otherwise, as arranged with insurer Kumon or insurance agent
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Business License, Name Registration $100–$200 As required by law Local municipality, state
KLMS Lead Management Telephone System $480–$600 Lump Sum Kumon’s Vendor
See Notes
Recommended Reading List $2,550 As arranged Vendors
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Fingerprinting, Criminal Background Check $18–$60 Certified check or money order Treasury of the United States

COSTS DUE AS REQUIRED BY LANDLORD

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
Security Deposit, if Required $0–$15,000 As required by landlord Landlord
Rent $2,500–$5,000 As required by landlord Landlord

COSTS DUE 90 DAYS AFTER OPENING

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
New Center Marketing $2,000 As arranged Vendors

COSTS DUE AS ARRANGED

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment Payment Made To
See Notes
Payroll Cost for Assistants (3 Months) $6,300–$7,560 Check or payroll service Assistants
See Notes
Additional Funds (3 months) $13,500–$18,000 As arranged Vendors, utilities

Total:
$69,583 – $148,965

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We know that leaving your job, hitting the restart button on your career and opening a new business is a huge commitment. But our consistently high industry rankings mean you can partner with Kumon and take that step with confidence.

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We’ll help you get started, and be there along the way
to help you build your business