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 Oklahoma's regulatory systems earned high marks from small businesses, including 'A' grades for the state's licensing and environmental regulations, and an 'A+' for its zoning regulations.
Some of the key findings for Oklahoma include:
- The state's small businesses reported the highest anticipated hiring plans in the nation for 2013.
- Among the major cities ranked nationwide, Oklahoma City earned a 'B+' for its overall small business friendliness.
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