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IRS: Yes, 2009 Was Hard on Agents

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has published new, detailed sole proprietorship return data for 2009 that hint at how tough 2009 was for small and midsize insurance agencies and brokerage firms.

The number of sole proprietorship agencies that filed returns in 2009 increased to 446,229, up 1% from the total filed in 2008, but business receipts fell 4.2%, to $31 billion.

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