Because that's the thing--your business plan is a pretty important.
So, we have provided a companion Excel workbook with these sample financial statements and other tables and graphs that you can copy and paste into your Word document.
To update the Table of Contents, go to the References tab and within the Table of Contents group of buttons, click on Update Table and then "Update entire table. It is best to use Excel for financial statements, data tables and charts.
RocketLawyer's Business Plan Templates by State Like some of the others, you fill out RocketLawyer's form and download the business plan when you're done--but its template allows you to choose your state before getting started.
A business plan should take time and a lot of homework, but if you've already done that, LawDepot's template is a decent choice. The Refining the Plan resource that comes with it is helpful, especially if this is your first crack at writing a business plan.
A second download on the same page is an Excel file to help with your financial projections.
If you want to insert a table into Word as a "Linked Object" so that when you edit Excel, the table in Word will update automatically, you may have a more difficult time preserving the formatting of the original.
If you want to add a new section so that the Table of Contents updates correctly, just add a new heading in the body of the document and assign it the Heading 1 or Heading 2 style.