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Infographic: Q4 2018 Small Business Index

Insights on small business owners in Q4 2018.

Published: December 04, 2018
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Index Reading

Wells Fargo/Gallup's Small Business Index resulted in an overall index score of 129 in Q4 2018. That includes a score of 59 for present situation, and 70 for future expectations. This is 11 points up from Q3 and the highest market since the Index debuted in 2003.

Post-Election Priorities

A majority of small business owners ranked the actions of the incoming Congress on the following issues as extremely or very important. 74 percent highlight actions relating to changes in the tax code, rates and regulations. 61 percent indicate actions on overall government regulations impacting small businesses. 60 percent say actions relating to healthcare.

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