Small Business


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Small Business

A type of enterprise that is independently owned and operated, has few employees, does a small amount of business, and is not predominant in its area of operation.

Cross-references

Sole Proprietorship.

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TIC members surveyed bankers who serve small business clients to find out whether they believed such a revision would truly add value to financial statements.
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As the committee is aware, we have recently completed our second National Survey of Small Business Finances; Board staff are now processing the results of extensive interviews with more than 5,000 small business owners around the country.
Interested parties should contact their state society and/or The White House Conference on Small Business at (202) 724-0891 for conference registration material.
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Proposed amendments to the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act would give small businesses the right to challenge government regulations, which the NFIB says bring enormous compliance costs.
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