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Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services (MARTS)


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7.  Besides mailing the form back, are there any other ways to report?

Yes, we encourage you to use our online reporting option found on this help site, or you may fax your completed form to our processing center at 1-800-447-4613.

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8.  Are estimates acceptable?

Yes, carefully prepared estimates are acceptable if book figures are not readily available. In fact, we would prefer to receive timely estimates rather than late book figures.

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9.  Why do you need to know if I own other companies or if another company owns my firm?

We do not want to duplicate data if you are affiliated with other companies that may already be in one of our surveys.

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10.  If I need another copy of the questionnaire(s), how can I obtain one?

You may call our National Processing Center on 1-800-772-7852 weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST to request a replacement copy.

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11.  Can I be paid for completing the survey?

No. The law authorizing this survey (Title 13, U.S. Code) does not authorize funds for payment.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | BHS Team |   Last Revised: March 31, 2016 16:46:24