Break-even Analysis

A calculation of the approximate sales volume required to just cover costs, below which production would be unprofitable and above which it would be profitable. Break-even analysis focuses on the relationship between fixed cost, variable cost and profit.

Updated on
September 9, 2022
Published on
June 20, 2018
The 7(a) Loan Program, SBA’s most common loan program, includes assistance for each business with unique needs.
SBA 504 loans are very popular for long-term, fixed rate financing of up to $5 million for major fixed assets.
The average Microloan is about $13,000. The Microloans program provides loans up to $50,000 to small businesses.
SBA Glossary

Common SBA Terms

Everything you need to know about common terms used to discuss SBA Loans.
Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Contract
A type of contract designed to...
Request for Proposal (RFP)
A document outlining a...
Affiliate
Business concerns are affiliates if one concern...
Duplicated Interest
The amount of interest exp...
Injury Period
The time period during...
Schedule of Liabilities
A business debt schedule that lists all of the debts...
Contractor Team Arrangement
An arrangement in which...
Credit Elsewhere Test (CET)
The test to determine the...
Defense Acquisition Regulatory Council (DARC)
A group composed of rep...
Protégé
A firm in a developmental stage that...
Cash-basis Accounting
records revenue when cash is...
Operating Leases
are deducted on the company’s...
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
The body of regulations which is...
Applicant Individual
aka who is requesting an SBA loan...
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code
A code representing a category within...

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