### Elegant Method for Calculating Payback and Discounted ...

The payback period is 2 plus 20,000/30,000 = years. Simply dividing total initial investment by annual cash flows won''t work, because these are not necessarily constant. Discounted payback is basically the same, except we apply the calculations to the discounted cash flows (given a discount rate) instead of the nominal (undiscounted) cash flows.

### Payback Period Calculator | Double Entry Bookkeeping

Jul 16, 2019· 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.

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