Franchising Status
Eligibility for SBA Loan

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Franchise Summary

Business Opportunity

The franchisee will operate a single-brand Taco Bell Unit offering inexpensively priced, quality Mexican style food for take-out and on-premises eating.

Corporate Structure

Taco Bell Corp. is a corporation organized in the state o f California in 1962. Taco Bell does business under the names Taco Bell and Taco Bell Express. Taco Bell’s principal business address is l Glen Bell Way, lrvine, California 92618. Taco Bell’s corporate parent is YUM! Brands, Inc f/k/a Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc. Taco Bell is a wholly-owned subsidiary o f YUM. YUM’s offices are located at 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40213.

Investment and Franchisee Fees

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a new Traditional Unit or a Power Pumper is from $1,177,300 (or $1,152,300 if this is not your first Unit) to $2,620,600, including from $70,000 (or $45,000 if this is not your first Unit) to $95,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate. The total investment necessary to begin operation of a new In-Line or End-Cap is from $523,300 (or $498,300 if this is not your first Unit) to $1,089,600, including from $50,000 (or $25,000 if this is not your first Unit) to $75,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate. The total investment necessary to begin operation of an existing Unit ranges from $175,000 to $1,445,000 or more, excluding real property, all of which must be paid to the franchisor.

Royalties and Marketing Fees

Royalties : 5.5% of revenue

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FAQ

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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