Break Even Calculator

A business is said to break even when it’s profit is zero. It is useful to be able to calculate the sales needed for a business to break even, and to do this the Break Even Point Formula can be used.

The Excel sheet, available for download below, uses the break even formula to calculate break even point for you by inserting values for sales, variable costs, and fixed costs.

Our tutorial on the use of the break even formula gives full details about the use of the break even point formula calculator.

Break Even Point Formula Calculator

The Excel file available for download below, will help you to carry out your own break even calculations.

Break Even Calculator Download

The break even calculator is available for download in Excel format by following the link below.

Notes and major health warnings
Users use this accounting template at their own risk. We make no warranty or representation as to its accuracy and we are covered by the terms of our legal disclaimer, which you are deemed to have read. This is an example of an accounting format that you might use. It is purely illustrative. This is not intended to reflect general standards or targets for any particular company or sector. If you do spot a mistake in the template, please let us know and we will try to fix it.
Last modified July 16th, 2019 by Michael Brown

About the Author

Chartered accountant Michael Brown is the founder and CEO of Double Entry Bookkeeping. He has worked as an accountant and consultant for more than 25 years in all types of industries. He has been the CFO or controller of both small and medium sized companies and has run small businesses of his own. He has been a manager and an auditor with Deloitte, a big 4 accountancy firm, and holds a BSc from Loughborough University.

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