Investment Requirements

The following table contains the financial requirements for owning your own traditional TacoTime*:

Initial Franchise Fee $14,000** $30,000
Lease Review Fee $0 $1,250
Rent/Security Deposit (first 3 months) $6,000 $30,000
Travel & Living Expenses While Training $4,000 $6,000
Architectural Fees $5,000 $10,000
Leasehold Improvements $240,000 $360,000
Equipment, Furniture, Small Wares, Interior Signage & Menu Panels $75,000 $250,000
Exterior Signage $15,000 $30,000
Computer Hardware/Software, POS System $15,000 $25,000
PCI Compliance $150 $1,300
Opening Inventory (food & paper) $4,000 $10,000
Business Insurance Premiums $3,000 $12,000
Miscellaneous Opening Costs $8,000 $19,000
Grand Opening $5,000 $10,000
Depository Account $3,000 $3,000
Additional Funds/Working Capital-3 months $5,000 $20,000
Total $402,150 $817,550

*More detailed initial investment information for traditional and non-traditional TacoTime franchises is available in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

**Includes discount for multiple stores purchased.

Franchise Inquiry

If you live outside the U.S., please contact our International Team for more information. Interested in joining the team at your local TacoTime? Contact your neighborhood TacoTime to apply.

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