|Letter: Small businesses are the backone of our economy|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy
Editor: May is an important month to celebrate the contributions small businesses make to our economy.
They work every day to grow their businesses, create jobs and drive innovation.
This is National Small Business week (May 12-16).
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) generally defines a small business as an independent business having fewer than 500 employees. U.S. Census Bureau records show that small businesses account for 99.7 percent of U.S. employer firms.
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