NSBA | Surveys
SURVEY | The CTA - What It Means for Small Business
Among the key data: the average small-business owner is looking at compliance costs for CTA of nearly $8,000 - in the first year alone.
ERA, CTA, Featured
SURVEY | Noncompete & Nondisclosure Agreements
A moratorium on noncompete/nondisclosure agreements may be causing more grief than good for small-business owners nationwide.
ERA, Economic Development
SURVEY | 2023 NSBA Economic Report
With 86 percent of small businesses anticipating either a flat or recessionary economy today, the highest this indicator has been since 2011 at the height of the great recession, it is clear there is a true need for policy changes affecting the nation's small-business community.
SURVEY | Politics of Small Business 2022
Every two years, prior to a national election, NSBA publishes its Politics of Small Business Survey. This year, as in past years, we found that small-business owners continue to be extremely engaged. Download this report to learn more.
SURVEY | Business Planning & Digital Utilization
Small Businesses are working in different ways, relying more and more on digital connections and working to ensure their business can survive another major disruption.
SURVEY | 2021 Small-Business Recovery and Technology Report
Our report found that, although small business is continuing to fight back from the pandemic, confidence and economic outlook remain much lower than pre-pandemic levels.
SURVEY | 2020 Politics of Small Business
The 2020 Politics of Small Business Survey showed small-business owners’ political allegiances deepening, mirroring our nation’s growing political divide. Download this report to learn more.
SURVEY | COVID 19 and the Path Forward with Small Business
NSBA has conducted its third COVID-19-related survey with the goal of providing the real-world implications of the pandemic and economic downturn and its likely long-term effects. This survey was taken among 630 small-business owners June 16-23.
SURVEY | 2018 Mid-Year Economic Report
According to NSBA data from as far back as 1993, there is a clear correlation to a small-business owner’s ability to hire
and his/her ability to get financing.
SURVEY | 2018 Workforce and Hiring Report
For this report, NSBA partnered with ZipRecruiter, the fastest-growing online employment marketplace, connectingmillions of small- and mid-sized business owners with job seekers through innovative mobile, web, and email services.
SURVEY | 2017 Small Business Regulations Survey
Among the most compelling data in the survey, we found that the average small-business owner is spending at
least $12,000 every year on regulations, and nearly one-in-three spends more than 80 hours each year dealing
with federal regulation.
Economic Development, ERA
SURVEY | 2016 Year-End Economic Report
When it comes to confidence in their own business, the findings showed positive gains, however not quite to the level as the positive gains in overall economic outlook.