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  • Last Minute Small Business Tax Tips From NASE National Tax Advisor, CPA

    Apr 13, 2011

    Small-business owners who have put off doing their 2010 tax return so far this year have less than two weeks until Tax Day. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has one piece of advice – don’t panic.

  • NASE Statement On White House Small Biz Meeting

    Apr 08, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement after a meeting with the White House on a Government shutdown’s effect on America’s small business community...

  • NASE: Gov't Shutdown Hurts Small Business

    Apr 07, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement as the threat of a Government shutdown looms and its potential effect on America’s small business community...

  • NASE Lauds Senate For 1099 Repeal

    Apr 05, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate’s vote to repeal the IRS tax reporting requirement...

  • Self-Employed: How To Survive An Audit

    Mar 23, 2011

    The IRS expects one in six of total 2010 tax returns will be filed by self-employed Schedule C filers. A small percentage of those self-employed businesses will be subject to an audit each year.

  • Small Changes Still Needed To Nation's Health Care Law

    Mar 22, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act...

  • Small Biz RX To Secretary Sebelius' Comments At Senate Hearing

    Mar 17, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement in response to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ testimony before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Hearing, “Health Reform: Lessons Learned During the First Year.”

  • NASE Launches New Membership Offering And Redesigned Website For Small Business

    Mar 09, 2011

    In today’s difficult economy, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading nonprofit association representing America’s smallest businesses, is doing its part to support entrepreneurship with the launch of a new annual membership and redesigned website (www.NASE.org), offering a more affordable and comprehensive suite of resources and services.

  • Briefing: Self-Employment Health Insurance Tax Deduction

    Mar 08, 2011

    **MEDIA ADVISORY** Please join Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), for a conference call briefing on the temporary self-employed health insurance tax deduction available to individuals who pay self-employment taxes on their 2010 tax returns.

  • NASE Praises House Repeal of 1099 Provision

    Mar 04, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement after the House passed a repeal of the onerous 1099 legislation...

  • House Introduces Tax Savings Legislation For The Self Employed

    Mar 03, 2011

    A longtime priority of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has been introduced in the House. U.S. Reps. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) have re-introduced legislation to address an unfair tax on health insurance premiums for the self-employed.

  • Tax Time: Deducting The Business Use Of Your Automobile

    Mar 02, 2011

    Business expenses come with the territory when you are an entrepreneur. Some expenses, however, can be easy to miss come tax time because they do not show up in your business checkbook.

  • Small Business Worker Classification: Independent Contractor Or Employee?

    Feb 10, 2011

    The self-employed contribute a mighty portion to the U.S. economy – nearly $1 trillion. There is no question that they are helping create jobs by growing and hiring new workers. The question is, by hiring additional workers, are micro-businesses (those with 10 or fewer employees) actually creating more paperwork for themselves?

  • Self-Employed: Take An SE Tax Deduction For Health Insurance Costs

    Feb 03, 2011

    For the 2010 tax year, self-employed business owners can have one more deduction to claim – their health insurance costs.

  • Small Biz Is Critical To Boosting The Economy

    Jan 26, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement in reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address...

  • 2010 Micro-Business Year In Review

    Dec 16, 2010

    The self-employed and micro-business owners continued to plan for business, educational and personal success in 2010. They also became crusaders for legislation for America’s smallest businesses and fair tax treatment.

  • NASE Applauds President And Congressional Leaders For Bush-Era Tax Compromise

    Dec 07, 2010

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement on the compromise between President Obama and Congressional leaders on extending the Bush-era tax cuts, leading the way for economic relief for the small business community and the middle-class...

  • NASE Calls On Congress To Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Small Business Owners

    Dec 02, 2010

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for the middle-class...

  • NASE Applauds Supportive Comments By President On Small Biz

    Nov 03, 2010

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement after the President delivered supportive comments on small business priorities at a press conference earlier today...

  • Small Business Jobs & Credit Act Signed Into Law

    Sep 28, 2010

    Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that will allow the self-employed to deduct their health insurance costs as a business expense for payroll tax purposes. Though only applicable to 2010 tax returns, the passage of this proponent is a key “foot in the door” for future battles on health costs and the self-employed, according to the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE).

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