Accounting Firms – Maine
Accounting firms in Maine offer an array of services, including income tax preparation, financial statements, audits, budgeting, business coaching and advising and more. Here are some of the Maine cities in our directory:
Maine’s small businesses are key to the state’s well-being. They account for a significant share of the state’s economic production and hiring. This profile from the Office of Advocacy uses the latest available data to illustrate the status and contributions of Maine small businesses. (Note that a small business is defined as one with fewer than 500 employees.)
• Small businesses totaled 147,484 in the state in 2008. Of these, 33,962 were employers, and they accounted for 59.7% of private-sector jobs in the state. Small firms made up 97.2% of the state’s employers.
• Maine’s real gross state product increased by 1.4% and private-sector employment decreased by 3.9% in 2009. By comparison, real GDP in the United States grew 0.7% and private-sector employment declined by 5.5%.
• Business ownership is becoming more inclusive in the state. The number of both women and minority business owners has grown. In particular, minority-owned businesses numbered 3,433 in 2007, a 34.4% increase over 2002.
• The state’s small business employment has undergone major shifts in recent years.
• Thestate’sbusinessesshowedsignsof stability and improvement in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to the first quarter.
Source: U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy