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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Business Formation Statistics  

Units:  Number, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly

Notes:

This series provide the number of employer businesses that originate from Business Applications (BA) within four quarters from the quarter of application. By definition, the end-point of this series is determined by the most recent quarter for which the administrative data is available on payroll.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Business Formations Within 4 Quarters for the United States [BF4QSAUS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/BF4QSAUS, August 24, 2019.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Business Formation Statistics  

Units:  Number, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly

Notes:

Business Applications (BA) that have a high propensity of turning into businesses with payroll. The identification of high-propensity applications is based on the characteristics of applications revealed on the IRS Form SS-4 that are associated with a high rate of business formation. High-propensity applications include applications: (a) for a corporate entity, (b) that indicate they are hiring employees, purchasing a business or changing organizational type, (c) that provide a first wages-paid date (planned wages); or (d) that have a NAICS industry code in manufacturing (31-33), retail stores (44), health care (62), or restaurants/food service (72).

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, High-Propensity Business Applications for the United States [HPBUSAPPSAUS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/HPBUSAPPSAUS, August 24, 2019.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Business Formation Statistics  

Units:  Number, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly

Notes:

The projected number of employer businesses that originate from Business Applications (BA) within four quarters from the quarter of application.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Projected Business Formations Within 4 Quarters for the United States [PBF4QSAUS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/PBF4QSAUS, August 24, 2019.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Business Formation Statistics  

Units:  Number, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly

Notes:

The core business applications series that correspond to a subset of all applications for an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Includes all applications for an EIN, except for applications for tax liens, estates, trusts, or certain financial filings, applications outside of 50 states and DC or with no state‐county geocodes, applications with a NAICS sector code of 11 (agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting) or 92 (public administration), and applications in certain industries (e.g. private households, civic and social organizations).

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Business Applications for the United States [BUSAPPSAUS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/BUSAPPSAUS, August 24, 2019.

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