Provo’s economy has been ranked #4 in the nation in a recent study by ValuePenguin. To determine the best cities in the country for small businesses, ValuePenguin looked at 11 data points from eight reputable sources. To determine the best cities for small business ownership, they analyzed factors relating to taxes as well as the economic and the business environments. They then combined all of these three categories and ranked them from the best to the worst. Overall, Provo was ranked #17 best city in the nation for small business owners.
You can check out the full ranking here: https://www.valuepenguin.com/best-cities-small-business#nogo0