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Paychex Snapshot: U.S. Tax Structure Ranks as the Top Issue Impacting Startup Businesses in 2014

June 25, 2014

Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, today released the results of its latest Paychex Small Business Snapshot, which asked the owners of recently formed small businesses to select the issue they anticipate will have the biggest impact on their business in 2014.


Of the more than 250 business owners surveyed, 47 percent ranked the U.S. tax structure as the top issue impacting their small business, nearly double the number that selected health care reform (25 percent).

Overall government regulation (20 percent), potential government inaction (6 percent), and immigration reform (2 percent) were the other issues ranked.

To view the Paychex Snapshot, click here (