NASE News

  • Making the Holidays Happy for the Self-Employed Business Owner

    Dec 22, 2017

    The season leading up to the winter holidays—Christmas, New Year’s, and whatever else you might celebrate—can be stressful, both personally and for your small business. If you work in any field that sells goods or services for the holidays, from haircuts to gift-able goods to parties, you probably depend on this time of year for a good chunk of your income. Plus, you may have your own family obligations, shopping, and parties to attend. Add it all together, and most of us would really like to take a long holiday break during the holidays.

  • Asking an Expert

    Dec 22, 2017

    Being the boss often means you are also head of marketing, sales, accounting, HR and more. And sometimes you could use some help. Get answers, advice, and tips from our team of professional experts. Ask a question online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Stand Out from the Crowd

    Dec 22, 2017

    As 2017 comes to a close and we gear up for a great 2018, we are looking for NASE Members to feature in our monthly spotlights. If you want free publicity for your business and you are an NASE Member, we can help you promote your business! Simply fill out our “Get Publicity!” form here, and you and your business could be featured in an NASE publication, like our monthly member e-newsletter, SelfInformed.

  • NASE Continues to Voice Strong Desire for Simplified Tax Code

    Dec 22, 2017

    As SelfInformed goes to print, the Senate is busy debating the tax reform legislation with the House previously approving their sweeping tax reform legislation. The NASE continues to advocate for a simplified tax code that promotes parity amongst all businesses, regardless of size.

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: NASE CEO to Join SBA Admin. McMahon, Business Leaders for Tax Reform Roundtable

    Nov 27, 2017

    As Congress continues to debate the tax proposals released earlier this month, Keith Hall, President and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE),the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, will join Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon and other business leaders today as part of a roundtable on tax reform before the United States Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship.

  • What Small Business Owners and Employees Need to Know about Leave of Absences

    Nov 21, 2017

    Once a person leaves the corporate world and enters the realm of small business, either as a small business owner or as an employee, he/she encounters new sets of regulations or lack of. This is certainly true when examining laws and guidelines pertaining to taking leave of absences. This article will address this topic from three perspectives: 1) the owner’s perspective of his own leave of absence, whether that be temporary or of indeterminate length 2) the owner’s perspective when a key employee requests a leave of absence, and 3) the employee’s perspective when considering their right to take a leave of absence.

  • Tax Reform

    Nov 21, 2017

    No doubt by this time you have heard probably more than you would like about Tax Reform. On November 2nd, Republicans in the United States House of Representatives introduced legislation outlining new guidelines to simplify a very complicated tax code. The Democrats have weighed in with their feedback and adjustments, and as of press time the U.S. Senate was preparing to release their tax reform plan as well. Now…Let the Talks Begin.

  • Developing Self-Employment

    Nov 21, 2017

    Nicole VanHaaren is the owner of Vanhaaren Designs located in Olivet, Michigan. Vanhaaren Designs provides web and graphic designs for personal and professional use. When Nicole is not busy raising her two children, she can be found creating websites from the ground up or editing images and color schemes. Providing superior customer service is her main focus when working with clients.