Austin Friendliest City for Small Businesses

According to a joint survey from Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation, Austin is named as the friendliest city for small business owners. Austin earned the top position for the ease of starting a business as well as the ease of hiring and regulations.

Austin also earned a top score for health and safety, talent availability, and ease of tax code. Texas was named as a top state for small businesses overall, with Houston, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth also being prime cities for small business growth.

Read more about the survey here.

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