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 North Carolina's standing among small businesses improved from 2012.
Some of the key findings for North Carolina include:
- North Carolina earned a 'B+' for its overall small business friendliness and for the ease of starting a business in the state.
- The state earned a 'B-' for its tax code, and small businesses ranked it in the bottom-third in terms of difficulty in understanding and filing taxes.
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