The good news is: You are not alone. By the end of 2020, the U.S. would process a record 4.4 million new business applications to be quickly followed by a record 5.4 million new business applications in 2021. And through it all, Florida remained at the forefront. Between January 2021 and 2022, the Sunshine State accounted for 683,680 of all new business applications filed nationwide, soundly beating its nearest competitors.

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