Self-Employed Struggle In Bad Economy (Deseret News)

"The numbers speak for themselves," said Gene Fairbrother, lead small-business consultant at the National Association for the Self-Employed which is based in Washington, D.C. "However, particularly during a difficult economy, there are a lot of people attempting to be self-employed that never show up in the numbers. It could be multi-level marketing or an Internet business that may never develop enough revenue to cause them to file a business tax return. Numbers are indicators, but they don't tell the entire story."

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