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One of our primary objectives at SmallBusiness.com is to discover and share information with a neutral point-of-view that helps those who own and run small businesses make better decisions throughout every day. We are constantly amazed to discover new tools and resources that contain just such information. Unfortunately, that help can often be buried deep within a government agency database or in a seemingly hidden part of a report. Thanks to the folks at the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy for making us aware of many of the data sources found on this list. 


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USDA | Wikimedia Commons

U.S. Government Business Data Sources

Key | √ = Source has small business data on this topic

1 | Demographics 5 | Firm Size Data 9 | Industry / Geography
2 | Employment 6 | Firms / Establishments 10 | Taxes
3 | Exports / International 7 | Health and/or Pensions 11 | Training
4 | Finance 8 | Income / Sales / Expenses
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U.S. Department of Commerce | Wikimedia Commons

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Key | √ = Source has small business data on this topic

1 | Demographics 5 | Firm Size Data 9 | Industry / Geography
2 | Employment 6 | Firms / Establishments 10 | Taxes
3 | Exports / International 7 | Health and/or Pensions 11 | Training
4 | Finance 8 | Income / Sales / Expenses

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Federal Reserve | Wikimedia Commons

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Key | √ = Source has small business data on this topic

1 | Demographics 5 | Firm Size Data 9 | Industry / Geography
2 | Employment 6 | Firms / Establishments 10 | Taxes
3 | Exports / International 7 | Health and/or Pensions 11 | Training
4 | Finance 8 | Income / Sales / Expenses

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SBA | Wikimedia Commons

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Key | √ = Source has small business data on this topic

1 | Demographics 5 | Firm Size Data 9 | Industry / Geography
2 | Employment 6 | Firms / Establishments 10 | Taxes
3 | Exports / International 7 | Health and/or Pensions 11 | Training
4 | Finance 8 | Income / Sales / Expenses

 


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