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Florida roundtables

REGIONAL

...30 health services professionals from all over the state of New Jersey gathered to share their experiences.. And they came prepared...

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CALIFORNIA

“It’s becoming very, very difficult to do business in the state of California,” one small business owner told Advocacy in Santa Clarita...

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IOWA

Save the date for next round of roundtables the week of July 17! Details are coming soon!

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RECENT STUDIES


WHY DO BUSINESSES CLOSE?

“Why Do Businesses Close,” using U.S. Census Bureau data, states that over the last 25 years, about 7–9 percent of employer firms close every year and a slightly higher share open.

REGULATORY NEWS

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: HOW DO EXISTING BUSINESSES FINANCE EXPANSION?

A: Existing businesses use similar financing vehicles as startups to finance expansion. Personal savings are the most common source of expansion finance, followed by reinvestment of business profits.

Q: HOW MUCH CAPITAL DO STARTUPS NEED?

A: Small businesses’ startup capital needs vary, and employer firms tend to use more than nonemployers. More than 43% of employer firms used over $25,000 in startup capital compared to only 12% of nonemployer firms.

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