• House Ways and Means Committee Approves HRA Legislation

    Jun 15, 2016

    On Wednesday, June 15, 2016, the House Ways and Means Committee favorably discharged H.R. 5447 (formerly H.R. 2911), "Small Business Health Care Relief Act" from committee. The legislation will be considered by the full House of Representatives sometime next week.

  • Cyber Security & Data Hacking

    May 27, 2016

    Here we provide some guidelines and specific tips on what businesses can do to help protect their own and their customer’s data. We explain what some of the dangers on the internet are, dispel some misconceptions about password management, stress that two-factor authentication is absolutely essential for security, emphasize that you need a forensics partner, and explain what banks are doing or not doing to help keep credit cards safe.

  • How Long Should I Keep my Tax Records

    May 27, 2016

    Q: How long should I keep my tax records and what is the best way to secure them? A: We have all heard about the paperless society that the world is moving toward, but unfortunately the IRS is not yet on board with that process. Your tax return still today can be best supported with a stack of paper.

  • Self-Employed for Seniors

    May 27, 2016

    Wendy Miller is the owner and Principal of Annapolis Senior Care Solutions located in Annapolis, Maryland. Additionally, she holds her LCSW-C license and is an approved supervisor through the State of Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners. Annapolis Senior Care Solutions specializes in helping seniors maximize their quality of life. Their goal is to provide seniors and their families counsel about lifestyle choices and services that maximize health and wellbeing. Wendy has been a member since 2014.

  • NASE Joins Coalition

    May 27, 2016

    NASE Joins Coalition Ahead Of DOL Announcement On New Overtime Regulations. The NASE has joined the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity in advance of the Department of Labor’s proposed new overtime regulations, expected to be released before Memorial Day.

  • Airbnb, Others Pay Out Billions Beneath IRS’s Radar, Study Finds (Bloomberg)

    May 23, 2016

    The IRS has been so slow to adapt to the rapidly emerging peer-to-peer economy that billions of dollars in taxable income a year are probably going unreported every year, according to a study being delivered to Congress this week.

  • Small Business Reaction to New Labor Department Overtime Rule

    May 19, 2016

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, today released the following statement in reaction to new overtime rules from the Department of Labor by expressing “deep concern the rule will hurt small business growth and employees in the long-run”

  • The Best Businesses to Start From Home This Year (

    May 13, 2016

    For even the most diligent bootstrappers, the costs associated with starting a business can be intimidating. But there's at least one simple way to cut down on costs: by running your business from home. The majority of business owners (69 percent) start their businesses at home, according to a 2012 report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report.