NASE News

  • The Six Things You Must Know to File 2016 Tax Returns for Your Small Business

    Mar 24, 2017

    Tax season is upon us, and many small business owners are scrambling to pull together all the documentation needed to complete their returns. Tax preparation is expensive, time-consuming work for business owners, even for those who hire professional tax preparers. And no wonder. While the tax code in 1955 was 409,000 words, today it is around 4 million according to a National Taxpayer Advocate report. Just to get a handle on that, that’s five times longer than the Bible, both old and new testaments. “If tax compliance were an industry, it would be one of the largest in the United States,” the report says.

  • Am I Missing Tax Deductions

    Mar 24, 2017

    Q: I am pulling together all of the paper work for my tax return to take to my tax guy, what are some things that I may be missing? I don’t want to pay any more tax than I absolutely have to, and sometimes I wonder if I am missing deductions that other people are taking.

  • Teaching as Self-Employment

    Mar 24, 2017

    Lisa Stevenson, D.A. is the Co-founder, Owner and CEO of Arizona School of Dental Assisting located in Phoenix, Arizona. The goal of this post-secondary school is to prepare students for entry level positions as a chairside assistant in a dental office’s throughout the region. Lisa, along with her brother and other Co-founder recognized the need for well-trained dental assistants and created the company out of a need for hiring strong qualified assistants. The school opened in 2001 and holds 12-week courses throughout the year.

  • President Trump Speaks To A Joint Session Of Congress

    Mar 24, 2017

    On Tuesday, February 28, President Trump was invited to speak to a Joint Session of Congress, roughly 40 days after his inauguration, President Trump spoke boldly about his vision for America and also highlighting successes by his Administration. Those successful initiatives highlighted in his speech, include:

  • Nation’s Leading Advocate for Self-Employed Teams Up with QuickBooks Self-Employed

    Mar 14, 2017

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, announced Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU), maker of products that support the self-employed community such as QuickBooks Self-Employed and TurboTax Self-Employed, will sponsor the organization’s Growth Grant program helping support small businesses across the country.

  • Washington Watch - March 8, 2017

    Mar 08, 2017

  • NASE Statement on GOP Plan to Replace the ACA

    Mar 08, 2017

    With news that House Republications have offered their first blueprint for replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Katie Vlietstra, Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released the following statement:

  • Republicans Release ACA Replace Bill: What are the Changes?

    Mar 07, 2017

    On Monday, March 6, 2017, the Republican controlled House released the American Health Care Act ("AHCA"), the long awaited replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"). We have created a comparison chart on some of the key provisions of the ACA and how they fair in the AHCA.