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Initial Investment Fact Sheet

What documents do I submit to show initial investment to acquire ownership?

If you…

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Used personal funds to start your company

Applicable documents to show investment, such as:

  • Copies of cancelled checks.
  • Credit card statements.
  • Copies of bank statements from your personal account showing withdrawal AND statements from company account showing same amount deposited.
  • 401K, IRA, or other retirement account documents.

Used financing to start your company

Copies of the loan or agreement document that shows you as a personal guarantor. Examples:

  • Purchase agreement
  • Loan
  • Promissory note
  • Line of credit

Provided your business equipment

Receipts if available.