Small Business Trends and Research

Small Business Economic Trends Survey (SBET)

The NFIB Research Center releases a Small Business Economic Trends (SBET) data on the second of Tuesday each month. Review the current survey report to learn the outcomes and challenges small business owners are facing.

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SBET
Jobs Report

A monthly SBET jobs report emphasizing the overall health and operation of the economy, including employment, labor costs, budgets, and more

 

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SBET Quarterly
Industry Report

A quarterly Small Business Economic Trends industry report highlighting the construction, manufacturing, retail, and services industries

 

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COVID-19 Small Business
Survey Series

A series of COVID-19 related surveys assessing the impact of the health crisis on small business operations

 

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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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NFIB Small Business and Inflation

Small employers were asked a series of questions on how the current state of inflation is impacting their business. This survey was conducted from June 31 – July 7.

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NFIB Research’s Monthly Newsletter

November 2022

The Optimism Index declined 0.8 points in October to 91.3. This is the tenth consecutive month below the 48-year average of 98, but does reverse some of the deterioration in the first half of the year.

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Small Business Tax Surveys

Small Business
Tax Surveys

Learn how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affected small businesses in recent years. Read the surveys here.

Forbes Articles

Bill Dunkelberg Forbes Articles

NFIB’s Chief Economist offers expert advice on small business practices. Read the Forbes articles here.

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