Small Business Trends and Research

Find the latest research, polls, and information on critical small business trends, including NFIB’s well-known monthly Small Business Economic Trends report.

Small Business Economic Trends:
June 2020»

The Small Business Optimism Index increased 6.2 points in June to 100.6 with eight of the 10 components improving and two declining. Owners anticipate improving sales as the economy continues to re-open with expectations rebounding to a net 13% after April’s lowest reading in survey history (a net negative 42%). Small business owners continue to be optimistic about future business conditions and indicate they expect the recession to be short-lived.

June 2020 REPORT

Tax Survey Part I

Tax Survey I

NFIB’s Research Center randomly sampled 20,000 NFIB members between February and April 2018 and asked about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here’s how small business owners responded about the new law.

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Tax Survey Part II One Year Later

Tax Survey II

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, One Year Later, Part II

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NFIB Problems and Priorities 2016

NFIB Small Business Problems and Priorities

This is the ninth edition of this publication. The volumes are among the NFIB Research Foundation’s most popular publications and therefore have become a staple.

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