The Metolius Agency is a start-up graphics firm that serves small- to medium-sized companies. The firm will be based in Eugene, Ore. and will operate from a small, downtown office.
2.1 Company Ownership
The Metolius Agency is a sole proprietorship owned and operated by Kiev Lartiste.
2.2 Start-up Summary
The Metolius Agency will incur the following start-up costs:
Assorted office furniture including two filing cabinets, two work desks, a couch and two chairs for the waiting area, a round table with chairs, and assorted fixtures for the office.
Two computers, each with 21" monitors, graphic tablet, black and white laser printer, inkjet color printer, scanner, CD-RW, and the following software: Illustrator, Freehand, Quark, Photoshop, Font Management Utilities, Traffic Office Manager (a scheduling and billing software), and Microsoft Project.
Development of the website which will include design time by Kiev and implementation from a University of Oregon computer science graduate student.
A current library of requisite magazines and journals.
A DSL connection.
Assorted office supplies.
Stationary and brochures.
Legal fees regarding business formation, creation of standard client contracts, and other general advice.
Please note that the following items which are considered assets to be used for more than a year will be labeled long-term assets and will be depreciated using G.A.A.P. approved straight-line depreciation method.