Small business revenues are gradually recovering from recessionary depths, but are just now reaching levels seen before the recession began in 2007, according to the first-of-its kind Intuit Small Business Revenue Index.
The July Indexes also show:
• The revenue index indicates that small businesses overall saw revenue decline in June of 0.3 percent. The only industry to see an increase in June was the ‘Construction’ industry at 0.20 percent.
• The ‘Accommodation, Food Services’ industry saw the biggest decline in June at 0.6 percent, followed by ‘Retail’ with a 0.4 percent decline.
• Average monthly pay for small business employees decreased to $2,962 or 0.2 percent; and monthly hours worked decreased 0.3 percent in July, corresponding to 107.6 hours.