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  • Small Business Jobs & Credit Act To Be Signed Into Law By President Obama

    Sep 23, 2010

    The National Association for the Self-Employed applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for its quick action regarding approval of the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act. The legislation provides a key health tax deduction for the self-employed, though only for one year, that the health care bill failed to offer.

  • NASE Urges House To Take Quick Action For America's Smallest Businesses

    Sep 23, 2010

    As the House returns to take up the Small Business Jobs Act this week, Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the Legislative Offices of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement urging quick action...

  • NASE: Lawmakers Finally Act to Help Main Street

    Sep 16, 2010

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) applauds the Senate in their passage today of the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297). In an era where the self-employed and micro-businesses (fewer than 10 employees) have grown faster than any business type, yet receive the least recognition and support from the federal government, this bill is a key first step in providing tax and access to capital relief for America’s smallest businesses.

  • Statement On The Small Business Jobs Act - September 14, 2010

    Sep 14, 2010

    As the U.S. Senate advances the Small Business Jobs Act, Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the Legislative Offices of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement...

  • “Keeping The Health Plan You Have” Not So Simple For Entrepreneurs

    Aug 18, 2010

    The new health care law, the Affordable Care Act, offers entrepreneurs the choice to keep the plan that they already have, provided that it meets certain requirements. The trouble is that most entrepreneurs are uncertain that their plan will meet these new rules and how the changes required by the health reform law will affect their monthly premium costs.

  • Internet Whiz Receives NASE College Scholarship Worth Up To $24,000

    Aug 04, 2010

    As the NASE Future Entrepreneur, Zachary Gosling receives a college scholarship worth up to $24,000.

  • NASE Gives $92,000 In College Scholarships

    Aug 04, 2010

    Just as states across the nation are cutting financial aid due to budget shortfalls, the National Association for the Self-Employed awarded $92,000 in scholarship money to help 20 families send their children to college.

  • Small Biz Lending Fund Wins Key Vote In Senate

    Jul 27, 2010

    After days of contentious dialogue among Democrats and Republicans, an amendment to create a $30 billion lending fund for small businesses passed its first key vote in the Senate leading the way to further debate and a vote on the Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297).

  • America’s Smallest Businesses May Finally Get Much-Needed Relief

    Jul 13, 2010

    The Senate is considering legislation called the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297). This bill contains key provisions that may help America’s smallest businesses in this difficult economic climate, according to the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE).

  • Micro-Businesses Want A National Energy Policy

    Jun 25, 2010

    Fifty percent of micro-business owners have made efforts to reduce their energy costs by implementing energy-saving measures in their home and business, according to a study undertaken by the NASE.

  • NASE Gives Member $20,000 Award For Small-Business Excellence

    Jun 24, 2010

    Doug Springer, owner of Ellsworth, Maine-based small business Springers Gymnastics Center, today received a $20,000 gift from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) in recognition of his excellent small-business practices and contribution to local youth, health and community development.

  • Self-Employed Send A Message to Washington With Viral Ad Campaign

    Jun 14, 2010

    The NASE launched a digital advertising campaign today that seeks to raise awareness of the policy priorities of the self-employed and micro-businesses while combating the stereotype that the nation’s smallest businesses do not make serious contributions to the economy.

  • New Law Increases Paperwork for Self-Employed Over A Thousand Percent

    May 26, 2010

    According to a new law set to go into effect in 2012, business owners will be required to submit a Form 1099 for every payment made via check or credit card to vendors for services, inventory or property over $600 annually.

  • National Small Business Week: May 23rd – 25th

    May 24, 2010

    According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), approximately 60 percent of Americans own or work for a small business. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is teaming up with the SBA again to sponsor National Small Business Week 2010.

  • Main Street, Consumers One Step Closer To Accountable Wall Street

    May 21, 2010

    The effort to ensure a safer, more consumer-friendly Wall Street moved one step closer to success with the passage Thursday night of the Restoring American Financial Security Act in the Senate.

  • Tax Tips For Procrastinators From NASE National Tax Advisor, CPA

    Mar 31, 2010

    It’s okay if you have not filed yet because the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is offering some last minute tax tips to make the process go smoothly.

  • Nation’s Job-Creators Largely Oppose Health Reform Legislation

    Mar 19, 2010

    With the clock ticking down to a final vote in Congress on health reform legislation, the online poll conducted by the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) received over 1,200 responses regarding the concerns of the self-employed with health reform.

  • Tired Of Tracking Business Miles By Hand? We Have An App For That!

    Mar 17, 2010

    New iPhone application TripAlly tracks, calculates and records miles driven to create the ultimate tax-deduction mileage log.

  • On Merlin Olsen...

    Mar 12, 2010

    Pro Football Hall of Famer, former television actor and NASE spokesperson Merlin Olsen has died. He was 69.

  • How To Prepare Your Micro-Business For Future Audits

    Feb 17, 2010

    Preparing taxes that will sail through the audit process is as easy as following the Three Cs of Tax Preparation.

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