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Paid Leave While 57 percent of small business employees say they get paid time off for vacations, just 48 percent get paid sick leave and 37 percent get paid personal time. (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s not an across-the-board finding, but if you ask employees of small businesses how they feel about their benefits, you may be surprised to learn that 87 percent of them would accept additional benefits over a pay raise.

That’s just one finding in a QuickBooks Payroll study that also found the top choice of employees, at 38 percent, for that additional benefit substitution is an extra week of paid vacation.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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