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Real Estate and Construction Industries See Revenues Rise
“Small businesses employ about 20 million people. In this context, the
slight increase of 0.01 percent, or approximately 1,000 jobs, is almost
no change at all,” said
Declines in Hours Worked, Compensation
Small business hourly employees worked an average of 106 hours in September, which is a slight decrease from August’s figure of 106.2 hours, making for a 24.5-hour work week.
Average monthly pay for small business employees decreased to
Small Business Employment Largely Increased
Of the 37 states tracked by Intuit’s Small Business Employment Index, 31
showed employment gains, while five saw declines and one remained flat.
All census divisions showed growth, except the East South Central, which remained flat. The Mountain division saw the largest growth in small business employment.
Small Business Employment results were primarily positive for the states in which Intuit Online Payroll and QuickBooks Online Payroll has more than 1,000 small business firms. The month-to-month changes are seasonally adjusted and informative about the overall economy.
Small Business Revenue Shows Overall Decline, Two Sectors Increase
The August revenue index showed a 0.04 percent drop in overall small
business revenue on a per-business basis. This index is based on data
from QuickBooks Online,
covering the period from
The professional services industry and the accommodation and food services sector dropped the most, by 0.4 percent each.
The construction industry grew again this month, increasing by 0.4 percent. Real estate services, whose recovery has been bumpier, also resumed recovery this month, increasing 0.4 percent.
About The Intuit Small Business Indexes
The Intuit Small Business Indexes provide unique, near real-time
information each month on the activity of the smallest businesses in the
U.S. in terms of revenue, hiring and compensation trends. The Employment
Index is based on anonymized, non-identifiable aggregated data from
approximately 200,000 small business employers, a subset of users that
use Intuit Online Payroll and QuickBooks
Online Payroll. The Revenue Index is based on anonymized,
non-identifiable aggregated data from approximately 150,000 small
businesses, a subset of users that use Intuit’s QuickBooks
financial management offering
and are matched in
Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. Mint.com provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money, while Demandforce® offers marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of
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