SurePayroll has released the October edition of its Small Business Scorecard just in time for Halloween.

When asked what their biggest business fear is, 27 percent of the small business owners polled cited tax increases.

In contrast, 26 percent cited government regulations as their biggest fear, 15 percent cited a recession, and 13 percent said it was employees leaving the company.

To see an infographic of the scorecard, click here or view it below.