Nonemployer Statistics provides annual statistics on U.S. businesses with no paid employees or payroll at a detailed geography and industry level.
Statistics are available on businesses that have no paid employment or payroll, are subject to federal income taxes, and have receipts of $1,000 or more ($1 or more for the Construction sector). The data are available for approximately 450 NAICS industries at the national, state, county, metropolitan statistical area, and combined statistical area geography levels. The majority of NAICS industries are included.
Data are collected annually and are published by geographic area, NAICS industry, legal form of organization (U.S. and state only), receipts, and receipts-size class of establishments (U.S. level only).
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Nonemployer Statistics (NES)
An annual series that provides subnational economic data for businesses that have no paid employees and are subject to federal income tax.