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Office of Advocacy

Advocacy is an independent voice for small business within the federal government, the watchdog for the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) and the source of small business statistics. Advocacy advances the views and concerns of small business before Congress, the White House, the federal agencies, the federal courts and state policy makers.
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Office Spotlight

Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories

Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories are an annual snapshot of each state’s small businesses. This year’s profiles improve on last year’s new format. Each profile includes information on the number of firms, employment, demographics and other topics using the most recently available government data. The profiles report on the economic status of small business from 2007 to 2014.