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  • The only small business indexes updated monthly from real data
  • Based on a statistically sound methodology

    Intuit Small Business Indexes

    Our indexes are designed to provide statistically sound data and insight into small business trends and behavior. We collect actual data from Intuit software users, analyze the numbers, and publish monthly so you can follow the pulse of small business today. What sets our indexes apart?

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    Small Business Employment Increased by 0.01 percent in August

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