Franchising Status
Eligibility for SBA Loan

Franchisor Background

Year Founded

Year when franchising entity was formed

Parent Company

Corporate owner of franchising entity
Yum! Brands Inc.


Chief Executive Officer of Franchisor
Julie Masino (President)

Franchise Units

Size of franchisee system


High level industry category
Food & Beverage > QSR

Initial Franchisee Requirements

Net Worth Required

Minimum net worth required to be franchisee

Liquid Capital Required

Minimum liquid capital required to be franchisee

Minimum Investment

Lowest reported franchise investment cost

Maximum Investment

Highest reported franchise investment cost

Minimum Franchise Fee

Minimum initial fee payable to franchisor

Maximum Franchise Fee

Maximum initial fee payable to franchisor

Other Considerations for Franchisees

Initial Term

Length of initial franchise agreement
25 years

Renewal Term

Length of franchise agreement if renewed
Unknown years

Number of Franchisor Lawsuits

Between franchisors and franchisees

Number of Director Bankruptcies

Franchisor directors, and franchise entities

Distribution of Taco Bell Franchisees

Taco Bell Franchise System Development in 2017


How much investment do I need to start my own Taco Bell business?
Franchisees typically require at least $525,100 to $2,622,400 investment to get their Taco Bell business started
What are the initial franchise fees for Taco Bell?
Franchisees typically need to pay at least $25,000 in fees directly to Taco Bell in order to earn the right to launch their business
How much money can I make with a Taco Bell franchise? What are the average revenues for a typical Taco Bell business?
We haven’t done the math on how much revenue a typical Taco Bell brings in each year. We estimate that other franchisees in the Food & Beverage industry general revenue, so we would expect Taco Bell to generate a similar amount
How long do I need to commit to running a Taco Bell unit? What is my contractual commitment?
The standard length for an initial franchise contract is 10 years. Renewals are also generally 10 years

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