This payback period calculator will help a business to calculate payback period in Excel.

The payback period is the time it takes a business to recover it’s investment in a project. Our tutorial on the payback period method gives full details about how to calculate and use the payback period.

The Excel sheet, available for download below, will help you calculate the payback period for a project by entering the initial cost of the project, and the cash inflows for the first ten years.

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The payback period calculator is available for download in Excel format by following the link below.

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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.

Payback Period Calculator November 6th, 2016