Survey findings and summary
Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released the new results from the second annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Survey. The 2013 study draws upon data from over 7,000 small business owners nationwide and shows that small businesses rated Louisiana among the most business friendly states, particularly in terms of its training programs and labor regulations.
Some of the key findings for Louisiana include:
- Louisiana earned an 'A' grade for its small business training and networking programs.
- Small businesses rated the state's labor and employment laws an 'A-'. Louisiana's tax code earned a 'B+ grade'.
Thumbtack.com is a place where you can hire help locally. Need general contractors in New Orleans, lawn care professionals in Baton Rouge, wedding photographers in Shreveport, or photographers in Lafayette? Tell us what you need, and we'll bring you 3-5 bids on that job to your email inbox within 24 hours.