A national survey of more than 1,000 small companies showed that these problems worry independent business owners.

Finding competent help 74%
Federal tax forms and laws 71%
Motivating employees 69%
State/local tax forms and laws 68%
On-time delivery of supplies 58%
Workers' compensation 57%
Competition from large firms 57%
Slow payments from others 55%
Federal health/safety laws 51%
Long-term interest rates 50%
Shoplifting and theft 45%
Money losses 43%
Short-term interst rates 43%

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