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The SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard(R): Tax Season has Small Business Owners Seeking Clarity

GLENVIEW, IL, Apr 27, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Coming off tax season, the majority of small business owners reported paying more in taxes. However, only 45% saw an increase in revenue compared to the previous year, according to the April 2016 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard®.

For those that did see an increase in revenue, 68% said it made up for the increase in tax payments.

--  56% paid more in taxes than the previous year.
--  52% said they do not believe they're taxed fairly.

A plurality (42%) of small business owners, meanwhile, said that the bigger issue is not paying taxes, but figuring out the complexities and changes in the tax code.

--  26% said taxes do not hurt their business.
--  32% said taxes make it difficult to succeed.

"The frustrating thing we hear from small business owners is that they're not able to budget properly...