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 Utah has risen from a #4 ranking in 2012 to take the top spot this year.
Some of the key findings for Utah include:
- Small businesses rated Utah the #1 state overall. Utah also earned an 'A' grade for its business-friendly regulations.
- In addition to its top ranking overall, Utah earned an 'A+' grade for the ease of starting a new business in the state. Salt Lake City performed well among major cities nationwide, earning an 'A' overall for the second year in a row.
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