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Feeling The Regulatory Burden

Sep 22, 2010
Posted by Molly Nelson - According to a new SBA Office of Advocacy report, the cost of complying with federal regulations is disproportionately higher for small businesses than for larger firms.

"Today's report shows that on a per employee basis it costs small firms $2,830 more than larger firms to comply with government regulations. That is a 36% difference and that is an unfair burden to place on American small business," stated Winslow Sargeant, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, in a press release.

Read the full report here.