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Almost two-thirds of small business owners (70%) give the U.S. government a “C or below” grade for the effectiveness of programs, services, and tax credits available to them. Even more (85%) say the government does a poor job of communicating about essential resources and services.

Those are two eyebrow-raising findings from a Goldman Sachs survey conducted in January of 1,838 participants in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices initiative; respondents represented 48 states.

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