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Forms are tailored to a particular industry or group of industries. There are approximately 500 versions of the basic census form.

  • Single-establishment businesses recieved one form.
  • Multi-establishment businesses recieved forms for each separate business location. There were questions about the firm/company as a whole.

To preview specific forms, select your industry sector from the dropdown menu at the Business Help Site. These forms are for your information only. The specific forms were mailed between October and December 2012.

Sample Paper Forms

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Sample Electronic Form

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Planning and Coordination Division | 1-877-790-1876 | Last Revised: March 04, 2015