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  • 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).

  • NASE Urges Senate Action on Nominees

    Aug 03, 2017

    On Thursday, August 3, the NASE along with 90 other business organizations urged Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer "to take expeditious steps to ensure the timely confirmation of qualified pending nominees to administration positions."

  • NASE Sends Letter on Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA)

    Jun 26, 2017

    The NASE has sent a letter to Senate leadership requesting that they refrain from imposing a new taxes on employer benefits as they debate and revise the "Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017."

  • NASE Supports Preventive Health Savings Act Legislation

    Jun 21, 2017

    The NASE along with 117 organizations sent congressional legislation a letter of support in increasing opportunities for individuals to access preventive health resources. Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the House, led by Congressman Burgess (R) and Congresswoman DeGettee (D).

  • NASE Supports House Legislation to Overturn DOL Fiduciary Rule

    Jun 12, 2017

    The NASE applauds legislation introduced by Representatives Roskam (R-IL) and Roe (R-TN) that would overturn the Department of Labor's recently enacted fiduciary rule.

  • Senate Leaders Urged Not to Tax Employer Health Benefits in Letter

    Jun 09, 2017

    As Senate leaders work to draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, NASE along with 49 other organizations, sent a letter requesting that any repeal legislation refrain from adding any additional taxes on employer provided benefits.

  • NASE Testifies to House Small Business Committee on Health Care Reform

    Feb 07, 2017

    On Tuesday, February 7, NASE’s President and CEO Keith Hall testified to the House Small Business Committee on what our members want and need to see from any health care reform efforts.

  • NASE Asks House and Senate Leader to Protect Pre-Existing Conditions in Any Reform Efforts

    Feb 06, 2017

    The NASE, along with 100+ organization, has asked House and Senate leaders to protect pre-existing conditions in any ACA reform efforts.

  • NASE Champions 21st Century Cares Act- HRA provision included

    Nov 29, 2016

    Today, the NASE along with the the American Independent Business Coalition, and the Southern Consumers Alliance, announced their strong support for the 21st Century Cares Act currently under consideration by the House of Representatives. The bill includes the Small Business Health Care Relief Act, which had previously been approved by voice vote on the House floor.

  • NASE Supports Senate Overtime Bill

    Oct 06, 2016

    Today the NASE threw its full support in favor of new efforts in the Senate to phase-in the DOL's new salary threshold. S. 3464, the Overtime Reform and Review Act. Introduced by Chairman of the HELP Committee, Senator Alexander (R-TN) and co-sponsored by Senators Scott (R-SC), Lankford (R-OK), and Flake (R-AZ).

  • NASE Supports Overtime Phase In Legislation

    Jul 15, 2016

    On July 14, 2016, the National Association for the Self-Employed, voiced its strong support for the Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act introduced by Rep. Schrader (D-OR)

  • US House of Representatives Passes HRA Legislation

    Jun 22, 2016

    On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 5447, Small Business Health Care Relief Act, by voice vote. This common sense, bipartisan legislation allows for small businesses with 49 or less employees to offer health reimbursement arrangements to their employees. The bill will now be considered by the US Senate.

  • 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.

  • NASE Joins WE Decide 2016 Campign

    Mar 02, 2016

    NASE has joined the WE Decided 2016 campaign, with a goal of engaging 100,000 women business owners in the 2016 election.

  • NASE Op-Ed Published in Delaware & Nevada Newspapers

    Mar 02, 2016

    Two newspapers accepted and published an NASE op-ed on the importance of small businesses having access to Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). The NASE has been leading the charge for legislative action to reverse an IRS interpretation of how HRAs can be utilized under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Nearly 200 Trade Associations Support HRA Legislation

    Mar 02, 2016

    On Tuesday, March 2, 2016, nearly 200 trade associations, including the NASE, sent a letter to Senate and House congressional champions, in support of the "Small Business Healthcare Relief Act" (S.1697/H.R. 2911).

  • NASE Supports Nomination of SBA Chief Counsel for Advocacy

    Dec 08, 2015

    The NASE in a coalition letter to Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship in support of Darryl L. DePriest’s nomination to serve as Chief Counsel for the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy (Advocacy).

  • HRA Coalition Urges Congressional Leaders to Take Action

    Dec 04, 2015

    In a letter to Senate and House leadership, members of an HRA coalition that has been led by the National Association for the Self-Employed, implored leaders to take action on the "Small Business Healthcare Relief Act" (H.R. 2911/S. 1697) prior to the conclusion of the first session of the 114th Congress.

  • NASE Op-Ed: Ensuring the Healthcare System Works for All

    Aug 12, 2015

    The United States Supreme Court’s recent, historic decision in King v. Burwell, upholding the right of federal premium assistance, guaranteed millions of Americans the right to keep their healthcare. Last month’s ruling, along with the previous 2012 Supreme Court decision affirming the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, was a profound victory for the ideal that healthcare should be a right of all Americans – rich or poor, individual or small business owner. These decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court mark the existence – and importance -- of the nation’s new healthcare system by keeping the law in tact and establishing a precedent for future debates regarding healthcare in America.

  • Senator Vitter Introduces Health Care Deduction Bill for SE

    Jul 29, 2015

    Senator Vitter, Chairman of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, introduced a huge package of tax deductions for small businesses, including the full deductibility of health insurance for the self-employed.

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