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2010 Low-Cost Franchises

Top Low-Cost Franchises
If you're ready to go bargain shopping, then you'll be interested in our ranking of the top franchises that can be started for under $50,000. These franchises are ranked based on their scores in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®.

Top 10 Low Cost Franchises for 2010
Rank
Name
Startup Costs
$26,427 - $84,094
New to Franchise 500
1
H & R Block
Tax preparation & electronic filing
$13,200 - $93,200
Ranked #2 in 2009
2
Jani-King
Commercial cleaning
$3,300 - $54,300
Ranked #3 in 2009
3
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$36,538 - $145,250
Ranked #4 in 2009
4
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$3,450 - $57,750
Ranked #7 in 2009
5
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$2,980 - $38,400
Ranked #8 in 2009
6
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance fitness classes
$39,000 - $89,000
Ranked #1 in 2009
7
Instant Tax Service
Retail tax preparation & electronic filing
$8,200 - $38,100
Ranked #9 in 2009
8
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$20,926 - $132,623
Ranked #5 in 2009
9
ServiceMaster Clean
Comm'l./residential cleaning & disaster restoration
$9,000 - $15,000
Ranked #11 in 2009
10
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
Past Rankings:
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Rank:
1-50 51-100
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