Small businesses concerned about U.S. tax structure

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Nearly two times as many startup business owners cite the U.S. tax structure over health care reform as the issue they anticipate having the biggest impact on their business this year, according to a new survey by the payroll technology provider Paychex.

Of the more than 250 business owners surveyed, 47 percent ranked the U.S. tax structure as the top issue affecting their small business, nearly double the number that selected health care reform (25 percent).

Overall government regulation (20 percent), potential government inaction (6 percent), and immigration reform (2 percent) ranked below those among the top issues.

Source: The Paychex Small Business Startup Survey

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