• MEDIA AVAIL: Small Biz Expert Talks Economy, Health Care & Tax Reform in new op-ed in The Hill

    Nov 28, 2016

    As President-elect Trump outlines an agenda for his first 100 days in office, 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, encourages the administration to focus on key small business issues in a new op-ed published in The Hill for Small Business Saturday

  • Judge blocks Obama-backed rule extending overtime pay (Biz Jounals)

    Nov 23, 2016

    A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked a U.S. Department of Labor rule extending overtime pay to roughly 5 million workers nationwide. The President Barack Obama-backed rule had been scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, and many employers nationwide, including many in the Triad, had changed or made plans to change the way they pay workers to meet the rule's requirements.

  • Small Businesses Win with DOL Court Overtime Rule Injunction

    Nov 22, 2016

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, today applauded the emergency injunction over the Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule.

  • Small Businesses are the Heart of the American Workforce

    Nov 22, 2016

    With this weekend’s upcoming Small Business Saturday – a national day established to support small businesses across the country – the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, released the following statement “encouraging Americans from coast to coast to support their local Mom and Pop small businesses because they are the heart of the American workforce.” “Millions of sm

  • Small Businesses Community Outlines 100 Day Agenda for President-Elect Trump and Congress

    Nov 14, 2016

    As President-Elect Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans meet to outline an agenda for the first 100 days of a new administration, The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, is urging swift action on a range of small business issues ranging from health care to regulatory evaluation and tax reform.

  • Advocacy: The Benefits For Nonprofit Organizations

    Oct 31, 2016

    Type “nonprofit organization” into a search engine and you will get quite a variety of definitions. If you skip the legalese definitions — such as a “corporation or an association that conducts business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive”1— you will discover that there is an interesting definition that pops up: Nonprofit organizations are devoted to furthering a specific social cause or advocating for a particular point of view.

  • Searching for Self-Employment

    Oct 31, 2016

    Tim Smith is the owner of based in Amherst, Ohio. WorkerRental works as a hub for Self-Employed residential workers. The goal of WorkerRental is to connect self-employed small business owners who provide services that typically are needed around the house to homeowners who need those services. By cutting out large businesses, Tim hopes that the relationships built by those who use the site will help prove the value of small personalized business solutions.

  • Establishing My Own Salary

    Oct 31, 2016

    Q: My wife and I own a limited liability corporation. We just elected to be treated as an s corporation. We are trying to determine salary levels, and I read something about how the owner’s salary must be greater than employee’s for s corporations to minimize the chance of an IRS audit. What criteria should we use to establish our salaries?