Data Sources

BizMarkets2Go applies widely accepted BizMiner data to it industry analytical reports. BizMiner content is accepted in US Tax Court (Bauer vs. IRS: T.C. Memo. 2012-156) and is utilized by state, provincial and national taxing agencies in the US and Canada for evaluation purposes; by thousands of business valuation professionals, accountants marketing and small business consultants; and by almost 200,000 business students in 100 academic libraries throughout the US.

Raw data analyzed for BizMiner reports is sourced from an array of the nation's government and private statistical sources. None of these raw data sources creates the final measures reflected in BizMiner industry profiles. Data elements are sourced from:

  • IRS SOI Corporation Income Tax Returns
  • IRS SOI Corporation Tax Book
  • IRS SOI 1040 Schedule C Income Tax Returns
  • IRS SOI Statistics of Income- Individual Tax Statistics
  • US Economic Census of Manufactures
  • US Census Annual Survey of Manufactures
  • US Census Annual Retail Trade Survey
  • US Census Annual Wholesale Trade Survey
  • US Census Quarterly Financial Reports
  • US Census American Community Survey
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Employment Reports
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Unemployment Reports
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Industry Productivity Reports
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment and Output by Industry
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Survey
  • US Census Wholesale Trade Report
  • US Census Retail Trade Report
  • US Census Quarterly Services Survey
  • National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • InfoGroup, Inc.
  • Credit Reporting Agencies
  • Business Directories

As is the case with any databases this large, some errors are inevitable. Some firms are missed and specific information on others is lacking from the database. Not all information received is uniform or complete, resulting in the need to develop projection algorithms for specific industry segments and metrics in some report series. No representation is made as to the accuracy of the databases utilized or the results of subsequent analyses. BizMarkets2Go has not undertaken independent primary research to confirm the accuracy of the data utilized in the analyses. BizMarkets2Go is not responsible for conclusions drawn or decisions made based upon this data or analysis. In no event will BizMarkets2Go be liable for any damages, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential resulting from the use of the information contained in the reports.