The Dust Settles

  • On Thursday, March 23, Republican Leadership pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) from being considered by the House of Representatives, citing that they did not have the support of the Republican Caucus, specifically, the influential Freedom Caucus who continued to withhold their support even after numerous concessions had been granted.
    Posted on Apr 29, 2017
  • Trump’s Tax Plan Could Turn ‘Everyone and Their Dog’ Into an LLC (Bloomberg)

  • The Trump administration’s proposal to slash the tax rate on partnerships and limited liability companies could set off a stampede of individual taxpayers trying to reclassify themselves as so-called pass-through businesses in order to take advantage of the savings, according to tax experts.
    Posted on Apr 28, 2017
  • National Association for the Self-Employed Statement on President Trump’s Tax Plan

  • In response to President Trump’s release today of his tax reform proposal, Keith Hall, President and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, released the following statement:
    Posted on Apr 26, 2017
  • How Trump’s tax plan would affect Californians (San Francisco Chronicle)

  • President Trump’s tax proposal for individuals would give California taxpayers some tax breaks but take away others. Without more details, it’s impossible to say what the net effect would be, but here are a few things we can surmise from the bare-bones plan released Wednesday.
    Posted on Apr 26, 2017
  • Small businesses see 'mixed bag' from Trump so far — but they're hopeful (CNBC)

  • Main Street sentiment has soared in the wake of the election of Donald Trump on hopes that the Washington outsider will usher in an era of business-friendly policies to bolster the economy.
    Posted on Apr 26, 2017
  • NASE Statement on Trump Administration’s First 100 Days

  • Posted on Apr 25, 2017
  • 10 Low-Hanging Fruit Ideas to Skyrocket Your Earnings This Year (Forbes)

  • According to data collected from CB Insights, 29% of startups fail because of a cash flow crunch. It ranked as number two on the list of reasons why businesses fail, right below “lack of market need for a product or service.”
    Posted on Apr 15, 2017
  • Last Minute Tips to Filing Your 2016 Tax Returns

  • With just two-weeks until the tax filing deadline of April 18th, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, released a list of changes and adjustments to the tax code along with important tips and resources for filing accurate returns and ways to reduce their tax liability.
    Posted on Apr 04, 2017