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The Economic Census is Coming Next Month Response is Required by Law Due Date June 12, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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The Economic Census is Coming Next Month Response is Required by Law Due Date June 12, 2018!

The U.S. Census Bureau measures the nation’s population once every 10 years. It also measures U.S. businesses every 5 years with the Economic Census. Companies who receive the census are required by law to respond. Response to the Economic Census is due on June 12, 2018.

The data businesses provide is compiled into official statistics that are available for companies to use for planning and decision making.

The Economic Census asks for the following information by location:

  • Employer Identification Number
  • Physical location
  • Primary business activity
  • Sales, receipts, or revenue
  • Employment and payroll
  • Industry-specific questions

Important Dates:

  • February 1, 2018 - Economic Census Classification Initial Mail (sent to selected single-location businesses requesting industry classification information)
  • March 15, 2018 - Economic Census Classification Due Date
  • May 1, 2018 - Economic Census Main Mail
  • June 12, 2018 - Economic Census Main Mail Due Date
  • September 2019 - Data Releases Begin
  • December 2021 - All Data Releases Complete

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