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NSBA 2014 Taxation Survey

NSBA 2014 Taxation Survey

NSBA’s 2014 Small Business Taxation Survey provides detailed insight on how America’s small-business community is being impacted by federal taxes, specifically: complexity and inconsistency within the tax code continue to plague small businesses with nearly one-in-three spending more than $10,000 per year on the administration alone of federal taxes.

Small-Business Outlook Continues to Improve

Last week, NSBA released the 2013 Year-End Economic Report which shows continued gains in economic outlook and confidence among America’s small-business owners, with many indicators the highest they’ve been in six years.

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New NSBA Health Care Survey: Costs Are Issue #1

NSBA today released its 2014 Small Business Health Care Survey which shows how America’s small businesses are dealing with rising health care costs, what kind of benefits they offer and how the Affordable Care Act is impacting their business.

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2013 Small Business Technology Survey

NSBA today released its 2013 Small Business Technology Survey which provides detailed insight on how small business is faring in today’s ever-changing technology landscape. Among the findings: 94 percent of small-business owners say they are very or somewhat concerned about cybersecurity while nearly half of small businesses report having been the victim of a cyber-attack.

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2013 Mid-Year Economic Report

NSBA today released the 2013 Mid-Year Economic Report which shows an improved overall economic outlook for America’s small-business owners, among myriad other data.  When compared with five years ago, 40 percent of small-business owners said today’s economy is better off—the highest it’s been in five years.

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2013 Small Business Exporting Survey

NSBA and its international trade arm, the Small Business Exporters Association (SBEA) today released the 2013 Small Business Exporting Survey. Among the key findings: more small businesses are exporting today than just three years ago; and there has been a marked increase among non-exporters who said they would be interested in starting to export their […]

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2013 Small Business Taxation Survey

NSBA today released the 2013 Small Business Taxation Survey which provides detailed insight on how small businesses are impacted by federal taxes, among the key findings: one-in-four report spending 120 hours or more per year on the administration of federal taxes.

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Small Business by the Numbers

NSBA has compiled some of the most timely and important facts about small business in our “Small Business by the Numbers” summary which provides quick data points and links to more detailed information on the role small business plays in the U.S. economy and some of the most significant challenges facing America’s small-business community.    

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2013 Workforce and Immigration Survey

NSBA today released its 2013 Workforce and Immigration Survey. Among the key findings: while only 17 percent employ immigrant workers, nearly half of respondents said they rely on highly-skilled workers with a STEM background, driving broad agreement that a new visa category ought to be created for highly-skilled workers.

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NSBA Report: Small Business Outlook Not Good

The National Small Business Association (NSBA) today released its 2012 Year-End Economic Report, a snapshot of how small businesses are faring today. The result: small-business owners are feeling less optimistic about the outlook of their own firms and the overall U.S. economy than they did this time last year.

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