Free Business Forms

 
Welcome to The Frugal Entrepreneur’s collection of free business forms, letters, and templates for small and home-based businesses. While there are currently numerous sites online offering “thousands” of printable business documents and templates that are free to download, I have found that most of these offerings are poor in quality or are unsuitable to the needs of either small and home-based companies or the self-employed.

I therefore decided to put together this collection of essential business documents. I hand picked and adapted all of these forms, templates, and sample business letters to specifically suit the needs of small and home businesses. Most of these documents are from my growing personal collection of files that I have used over the years for my own business transactions. (Where any document is from an outside source, the source and link are provided.)

If there are any small business templates, forms, or letters that are not listed here, but you cannot find a suitable example or free, printable download of it anywhere, then let me know, either by leaving a comment in the box below or by sending an email (you can click the email icon on the upper right-hand side of this page), and I’ll see what I can do.

And a final note… You may notice that I have conspicuously left out most legal-type business documentation. When it comes to these kinds of forms, which as mentioned above, are freely available on several websites, my advice is: do yourself a favor and hire a qualified attorney or CPA to make sure you don’t make a regrettable mistake down the road.
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Small Business Startup Documents

If you are starting a new business or are in the early growth stage, then check out The Frugal Entrepreneur’s Free Small Business Start-up Guide and Start-up Checklist

Use this startup cost budget worksheet to estimate the amount of money needed to start a new business and run it for the first 3 months to a year.

See more Small Business Start-up Forms and Templates here.

 
 

Accounting & Financial Reporting Templates

Easy-to-use income statement template broken down by quarters.

See more small Accounting & Financial Reporting Templates here.
 

 

Human Resources: Employment Letters, Templates, and Forms

Use this form when employees recommend someone for a position in the company.

See more Human Resources Employment Letters, and Forms here.
 

 

Business Operations Documents and Templates

A simple spreadsheet to record items in inventory

See more Business Operations Documents and Templates here.
 

 

Order forms, Invoices, Receipts for Small and Home Businesses

Show the cost breakdown to customers for a completed job with this service invoice form

See more Order forms, Invoices, Receipts for Small Businesses here.
 

 

Business Letter Examples and Templates

This formal business letter template is a standard form that can be used for your written business communications. There is also a place to add a your company's logo

See more Business Letter Examples and Templates here.
 

 

Office Management Documents and Templates

A simple form to use when sending a fax

See more Office Management Documents and Templates here.
 

 

Miscellaneous Documents and Templates for Small and Home Businesses

This free partnership agreement is an example for reference only. Please make an effort to consult with a qualified professional if you need this form for your business

See more Documents and Templates for Small and Home Businesses.

 
 

If you have any questions or comments regarding this collection of free business forms, documents, and templates for entrepreneurs, and small and home-based business owners, please let me know.

Disclaimer: I’m not a certified legal or financial professional. “Frugality” does not mean you skimp in those areas where a qualified professional, such as an attorney or CPA should be consulted. The small business tips, small business resources, and other information on this site including this collection of free business documents, templates, and forms are for educational purposes; they are meant to get you started in the right direction; but it’s up to you to do the appropriate research.