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The Small Business Optimism Index increased 3.5 points in May to 94.4, a strong improvement from April’s 90.9 reading. Eight of the 10 Index components improved in May and two declined. The NFIB Uncertainty Index increased seven points to 82. Reports of expected business conditions in the next six months increased 5 points to a net 34%, following a 24-point increase in April. Owners are optimistic about future business conditions and expect the recession to be short-lived.
May 2020 REPORT
Tax Survey I
NFIB’s Research Center randomly sampled 20,000 NFIB members between February and April 2018 and asked about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here’s how small business owners responded about the new law.
Tax Survey II
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, One Year Later, Part II
NFIB Small Business Problems and Priorities
This is the ninth edition of this publication. The volumes are among the NFIB Research Foundation’s most popular publications and therefore have become a staple.