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A Paychex Small Business Research Report

The state of small business is strong, according to our detailed analysis of American entrepreneurship during the past decade and the state of small business today.

What does this mean for would-be entrepreneurs as well as current and potential business owners? The report provides answers based on a unique combination of small business startup data and results from a survey of small business owners.

You’ll learn about the state of entrepreneurship and small business according to business owners, with insights such as:

  • 79% recommend starting a business today
  • 64% are optimistic about their ability to make a profit and grow
  • 90% of business owners are concerned about rising costs
  • 34% think more government support would encourage business formation


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