NASE News

  • Small Business Start-Up Financing Options

    Sep 26, 2017

    Every year, choices for business financing are more plentiful: small banks, Internet banks, crowdfunding, grants and creative investment are just a few of the methods growing rapidly. However, running concurrently with this availability is a set of legal risks that also grows each year. Small businesses have less protection than corporations in banking and loan fulfillment areas, in general, but carry liability in every job they do or product they sell. This is especially true for sole proprietors, who usually risk home and family finances when starting or expanding their ventures.

  • Updating Your Annual Plan

    Sep 26, 2017

    One of my favorite Christmas carols includes that phrase about school starting again and as a parent I never really understood that. When the kids were out of school I always had a great excuse NOT to think about things such as estimated tax payments or year-end planning because there was always the beach and baseball and the pool.

  • Granting Self-Employment

    Sep 26, 2017

    Chris Bouchard is the founder and CEO of Revgen Solutions LLC located in Dayville, Connecticut. The vision of RevGen is to increase the impact that organizations have on society and the economy by assisting them to develop healthy, strategic, and sustainable initiatives. While working part-time as a case manager for a grant funded program Chris began to blossom and knew he found his calling in being behind the scenes and helping others fundraise for worthy causes.

  • NASE Supports Congressional Legislation on Fiduciary Rule

    Sep 26, 2017

    The NASE has publicly announced its support for H.R. 2823, “Affordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act.” Introduced in the House by Chairman Roskam (R-IL) and Dr. Roe (R-TN) the legislation puts the interests of the American small business community ahead of federal red tape by overturning the burdensome fiduciary rule. The fiduciary rule is a one size fits all regulation and places a significant financial burden on small business. The NASE feels strongly that burdensome regulation will stifle innovation and growth in the small business sector and superfluous rules like these are simply a barrier to economic growth.

  • NASE Applauds Small Business Tax Bill Introduced by Chairman Chabot

    Sep 11, 2017

    The NASE enthusiastically supports H.R. 3717, the Small Business Owners’ Tax Simplification Act, introduced by House Small Business Committee chairman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and ranking member Nydia Velázquez (D-NY).

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards $12,000 in Scholarships to Four College Students

    Aug 28, 2017

    As back to school season approaches and college students across the country prepare to pay steep college tuition fees, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced the awarding of $12,000 in educational scholarships to four dependents of current NASE members.

  • Striking While the Iron is Hot

    Aug 25, 2017

    Starting a business is an exciting endeavor. When the possibilities are endless and the canvas before you is blank, it is often easy to get swept up in the excitement and lose sight of some of the key logistics and planning that are essential to growing a business. This white paper examines some important considerations for any new business owner and provides practical tips for success.

  • Amended Tax Return

    Aug 25, 2017

    Question: I was talking with some friends at Sunday school about, of all things, taxes. I think I may have done my tax return incorrectly and actually omitted some expense deductions that I should have included. Is it too late to correct the error?