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Small business

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  Small businesses are defined differently depending on the industry sector. For this publication, the definition of a small business includes for-profit, non-profit, and similar organizations with up to 500 employees. Synonymous with “Small Enterprise or Small Organization”. See the SBA website www.sba.gov for more information.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7621 Rev. 1