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:
April 2021»

The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose to 99.8 in April, an increase of 1.6 points from March. The Optimism Index has increased 4.8 points over the past three months since January but a record 44% of owners reported job openings they could not be filled.

April 2021 Report

NFIB Small Business Problems and Priorities

This is the tenth 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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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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COVID-19 Surveys

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