Straightforward Data Security for Small Businesses

  • The technological landscape has changed enormously over the past decades for small businesses with the explosion of smartphones, online shopping, and cloud-based data storage. Small businesses and the self-employed have the ability to more efficiently manage operations, communicate with employees and clients no matter their location, and reach vastly greater numbers of potential customers.
    Posted on Sep 13, 2019
  • Ask the Expert - Added Expenses on Extended Tax Return

  • Question: I extended my tax return that is now due on October 15th. I just discovered that I left off some expenses from the previous year that I should have included. Can I include those amounts on this tax return or on next year’s tax return, or have I lost the benefit of those expenses?
    Posted on Sep 13, 2019
  • Riding Self-Employment

  • Laura Mauck is the Co-Owner & Communications Director of Juggernaut Cargo Bikes in Denver, Colorado. Juggernaut Cargo Bikes was born from Laura’s experiences in urban planning, architecture and design. These influences came together to create a handcrafted and precision-engineered product that is practical, effective, and beautiful.
    Posted on Sep 13, 2019
  • NASE Supports New Legislation Harmonizing Employee Definitions

  • In August, after careful evaluation, the National Association for the Self-Employed endorsed H.R. 4069, the Modern Worker Empowerment Act, introduced by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and co-sponsored by Reps. Bradley Byrne (R-Al), Phil Roe (R-TN) and Ron Wright (R-TX).
    Posted on Sep 13, 2019
  • Grow Your Business with These 5 Content Marketing Methods

  • Content marketing is a big deal. It is one of the premier marketing methods of the digital age. Technology is adding new elements and capabilities, meaning content marketing can be pushed even further than before. The culture that comes along with the constantly advancing technology also plays a factor. Customers expect a lot from the brands in their lives, so companies need to be at their best. There are certain things that are simply expected from brands now, and these expected qualities go hand in hand with content marketing.
    Posted on Sep 09, 2019
  • Engaging the digital generations: Marketing to Millennials and Gen Z

  • To thrive in the years to come, small businesses need to secure young customers and clientele. To do that, business owners need to know what makes teenagers, students, and Millennials in the “digital generations” tick.
    Posted on Aug 27, 2019
  • A Guiding Hand as Self-Employment

  • Sedonia Perrier is the owner of Steelhead LLC in Gretna, Louisiana. The purpose of Steelhead LLC is to provide guidance in as many areas as possible including: empowerment, self-love, development of self-concept, financial responsibility, community growth and togetherness, educational aspiration assistance, mental health counseling and general awareness and guidance.
    Posted on Aug 27, 2019
  • NASE Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Deduct Health Insurance Costs

  • The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) enthusiastically supports H.R. 3880, “Tax Fairness for the Self-Employed Act” introduced by Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-NY) and Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (R-PA). The legislation would allow the 34 million self-employed individuals to deduct their health care premiums as a business deduction, saving self-employed individuals an average of $750 a year.
    Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by Katie Vlietstra