Regulations Matter More Than Taxes, Say Small Firms
Taxes matter but a survey of 6,000 small businesses conducted by Thumbtack.com in conjunction with the Kauffman Foundation shows that they care twice as much about licensing regulations. You can find the survey results here, including a state-by-state assessment of business-friendliness. Colorado, by the way, rates an overall score of B+. The Front Range fared best in the state. Where Colorado got poor marks was training.