Exporting Survey 2022

June 6, 2022

NSBA has partnered with the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM) to conduct this survey of small business about their attitudes, practices and beliefs when it comes to doing business internationally.


U.S. Small Business Pandemic Recovery Report

December 9, 2021

On Dec. 9, NSBA and Cisco released the 2021 U.S. Small Business Recovery and Technology Report on on how small businesses are faring with regards to the pandemic, the path to recovery and the critical role technology plays. Download the report now.


2020 Politics of Small Business Survey

October 22, 2020

On Oct. 22, NSBA released its 2020 Politics of Small Business Survey which showed small-business owners’ political allegiances deepening, mirroring our nation’s growing political divide. Download this report to learn more on where small business stands on a host of issues ranging from mail-in voting to party affiliation, partisanship to...


NSBA Survey on COVID-19 & The Path Forward

July 7, 2020

The third in NSBA's COVID-19 survey series showing how relief programs have helped small business as well as workplace and business operations changes, economic outlook, small-business owner confidence and much more.


NSBA Survey on COVID-19 Relief Programs

April 20, 2020

NSBA’s survey on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting small businesses shows that nearly all small businesses, 92 percent, say they are very concerned about the economic impact of COVID-19 and nearly half of small businesses are not confident in the future of their business.


NSBA COVID-19 Impact Poll

March 18, 2020

NSBA’s poll of small-business owners in mid-March–at the early stages COVID-19 pandemic–showed great concern right as the significant spread of the disease began, and nearly half had already experienced reduced customer demand.


NSBA 2019 Technology Survey

February 6, 2019

NSBA’s survey of small-business owners’ utilization of technology showed that the number one overall challenge small-business owners face in their use of technology is taking appropriate security precautions. Furthermore, more small-business owners are handling their company’s IT themselves than at any point in the last nine years.


2018 Taxation Survey

April 11, 2018

NSBA today released its 2018 Small Business Taxation Survey which shows administrative burden continues to far outpace financial burdens and, unfortunately, complexity is expected to increase for tax year 2018. The survey also asked several questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.