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, September 2017 »

The Index of Small Business Optimism drops 2.3 points  from August to 103.0.

September 2017 REPORT

Holly Wade, Director of Research and Policy Analysis
Testified before a Senate Finance Committee on
The Affordable Care Act At Five Years

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Tax Survey

New small business tax study

NFIB's Research Center randomly sampled 12,500 NFIB members between mid-November and mid-December, 2012 and asked them about a range of issues concerning the current federal tax code. Here's how small business owners responded about how much taxes impact their ability to operate their businesses.
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