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  • Are Health Insurance Premiums Tax Deductible for Small Business Owners?

    Mar 24, 2016

    With under a month before the April 15th tax filing deadline, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released guidance on how small business owners can deduct health insurance premiums on their 2015 tax returns.

  • 2015 Tax Filing Updates Every American Small Business Owner & Taxpayer Must Know

    Mar 01, 2016

    As millions of American small businesses and taxpayers prepare their 2015 tax returns, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released a list of changes, adjustments and reminders to the tax code along with important tips and resources for filing accurate returns, in addition to some creative ways to reduce the tax they pay.

  • Tax Filing Tips for Small Businesses and American Public

    Feb 18, 2016

    With two months until the April 15th tax-filing deadline, it is never too early to start preparing your 2015 tax returns. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released helpful tips for filing accurate and beneficial tax returns for small business owners and the American public. The tips released today by NASE are focused on helping taxpayers maximize opportunities for saving money and minimize errors.

  • Connect Lending & National Association for the Self Employed Partner to Help Small Businesses Gain Access to Capital

    Jan 27, 2016

    Connect Lending, an online platform for matching commercial lenders to small business owners, and the National Association for the Self Employed (NASE) the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, announced today the formation of a new partnership tailored to better serve the business funding needs of NASE members. This agreement provides NASE members with access to a wide range of national commercial lenders experienced in providing self-employed business owners with diverse financing opportunities.

  • NASE Reaction to the State of the Union Address

    Jan 12, 2016

    As President Barack Obama delivers his final State of the Union Address, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, applauds him for making the small business community an important part of his address tonight: two small business owners are guests in the First Lady’s box, Mark Davis of Washington, D.C. and Ronna Rice of Greeley, CO.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards Third Quarter Small Business Growth Grants

    Dec 17, 2015

    Three small businesses have been awarded $12,000 in Growth Grants from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. Earlier this year, NASE announced they would be expanding their Growth Grant program to award over $48,000 in small business grants in 2015, an increase from the $20,000 awarded in 2014. Click here to visit the NASE Growth Grants page and view the third quarter and all other past award winners in 2015.

  • Small Biz Community Calls on Sen. Heitkamp to Move HRA Bill as Part of Year-End Tax Negotiations

    Dec 16, 2015

    As negotiations continue in the U.S. Congress on a potential compromise around a package of expired tax breaks, the small business community is calling on Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) to include the critical “Small Business Healthcare Relief Act” as part of the compromise.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Releases Infographic Illustrating Economic Power of Small Businesses

    Nov 24, 2015

    Ahead of this week’s 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, unveiled a new infographic highlighting the economic power of America’s small business community.

  • NASE & Abounding Business Conference 2016 Partner to Help Small Businesses Succeed

    Nov 04, 2015

    From navigating the complex tax code to retirement savings and affordable health care, small business owners encounter a myriad of challenges to operating a successful business. In order to help America’s entrepreneurs succeed, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) announced today a new partnership with Abounding Business Conference 2016, a 10-city business conference tour to empower small business owners to grow profitable businesses while pursuing their passion.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards Second-Quarter Small Business Growth Grants

    Sep 22, 2015

    Three small businesses have been awarded $12,000 in Growth Grants from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. Earlier this year, NASE announced they would be expanding their Growth Grant program to award over $48,000 in small business grants in 2015, an increase from the $20,000 awarded in 2014.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards $12,000 in Education Scholarships

    Aug 03, 2015

    As back to school season approaches and first year college students across the country prepare to pay rising costs of higher education tuition, 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.

  • One Week & Counting … Small Businesses Fined $700 Per Employee During First Week of Unfair IRS Rule

    Jul 09, 2015

    One week after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) started enforcing a new, unfair policy on small businesses that offer traditional health reimbursement accounts (HRAs), America’s small businesses have already incurred a possible $700 in fines per employee over the last week.

  • Unfair IRS Rule Going Into Effect Today Would Have “Devastating Effects” on America’s Small Businesses

    Jul 01, 2015

    A new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) policy imposing a $100 a day fine per employee on small businesses that offer traditional health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) goes into effect today and the consequences could be crippling for America’s smallest employers.

  • Small Business Community Response to Supreme Court Decision in King v. Burwell

    Jun 25, 2015

    As the Supreme Court of the United States today handed down its ruling in the King v. Burwell health care case, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, hailed the decision calling it a “clear win for millions of Americans who now have access to health care, including those who consider themselves part of our country’s small business community.”

  • Michigan Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    Jun 18, 2015

    Michigan based small business, Forensic Foundations Group, a forensic sciences consulting firm launched in 2013 based in Dewitt, Michigan, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • Boston Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    May 21, 2015

    Boston small business, The SoLa Look, a makeup line launched in 2013 based in Massachusetts but with an online reach around the country, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards First-Quarter Small Business Growth Grants

    May 13, 2015

    Three small businesses have been awarded $12,000 in Growth Grants from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. Earlier this year, NASE announced they would be expanding their Growth Grant program to award over $48,000 in small business grants in 2015, an increase from the $20,000 awarded in 2014.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Celebrates America’s Small Business Community as Part of “National Small Business Week”

    May 05, 2015

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, today salutes America’s nearly 27 million smallest businesses for their contributions to our national and local economies during this week’s National Small Business Week. The NASE is a proud sponsor of the week long effort, lead by The Small Business Administration (SBA), who is holding events around the country to showcase the power and influence of America’s small business community.

  • Indiana Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    Apr 29, 2015

    Whiting, Indiana area small business, Insight Garden, a small business media and marketing firm helping to cultivate ideas that will have a powerful marketplace impact for clients, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • “7 in 7” – National Association for the Self-Employed Releases 7 Tips for the Final 7 Business Days before April 15th Tax Deadline

    Apr 06, 2015

    As we approach the last seven business days until this year’s tax deadline, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released “7 in 7”, a list of seven helpful tax tips for filing beneficial and accurate tax returns. The “7 in 7” list released today by NASE is in preparation for April 6th, marking the last seven business days before the April 15th tax deadline.

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