• TAX SEASON: Small Biz Expert Warns Now is the Time to Prepare for New Changes Effective for 2019 Tax Return Filings

    Feb 12, 2020

    With two-months until the deadline to file 2019 tax returns, Keith Hall, the president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, encourages small business owners to “start preparing now by gathering your documents and reviewing key policies and updates to the tax code intended to make filing returns simpler, more efficient and beneficial.”

  • What Are the Benefits of Collaboration Tools for Small Businesses?

    Feb 04, 2020

    If your business isn’t currently using collaboration tools, then you’re missing out on a fantastic way of improving the efficiency and productivity of your business! You may think that a collaboration tool is only important for a large business, but it is also helpful for a small business. Collaboration software brings everyone together, which creates several advantages for your small business.

  • Seven Bipartisan Policies Where President Trump and Congress Can Find Common Ground to Boost Small Business Success

    Feb 03, 2020

    In advance of President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address tomorrow before a joint session of Congress, Keith Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) published an op-ed in The Hillnewspaper outlining, “Seven Ways Trump and Congress Can Boost Small Business.”

  • The Small Ways that Businesses Can Control a Setback

    Jan 31, 2020

    Running a business is not as easy as most entrepreneurs will make it seem, especially if you’re looking at Instagram. All you may be seeing are big smiles, clever memes, and “huge profits” --but there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes. One of them is setback. It’s rarely spoken of while it’s happening, but it does happen. And surprise, it’s normal.

  • 5 Tips for Small Business Owners to Start the Year off Right

    Jan 28, 2020

    It’s a new year and as a small business owner, you’re excited to improve your business and achieve even greater results than in 2019. However, 2020 is set to be another competitive year across many industries. Brands are all jockeying for position to be seen by customers, driving up advertising costs and making it harder to stand out from the crowd with your product or service.

  • Expanded Opportunities for Retirement Savings

    Jan 28, 2020

    Prior to Congress adjourning for 2019, the House and Senate passed a government spending bill that included the SECURE Act, also known as the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019,”which has been supported by the NASE.

  • Major Change to America’s Retirement System Offers Flexibility and Options for Small Businesses

    Jan 15, 2020

    Prior to Congress adjourning for 2019, the House and Senate passed a government spending bill that included the SECURE Act, also known as the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019,”which has been supported by the NASE.

  • Small Business Advocate Confirmed as Administrator for the Small Business Agency

    Jan 15, 2020

    The NASE supported the appointed of Ms. Carranza, stating, “The new SBA Administrator takes over an agency during one of the most profound shifts underway in the American workforce. Not since the Industrial Revolution has the nature of work in our country undergone such transformative change. As millions of Americans choose self-employment and small business ownership, it is critical for the SBA to support them by promoting access to capital, advocating for further streamlining of regulatory policies and simplifying the tax code.”

  • Saving Energy & Money While Working at Home

    Jan 13, 2020

    Now more than ever, companies are allowing increased flexibility when it comes to employees’ schedules, as millennials are more interested in becoming entrepreneurs and working from home than at a 9-5 office job as well. Although one advantage of working from home is saving on gas and time spent commuting, you also increase your own energy costs. Depending on your business you will most likely be using your internet, printer, laptop and any other equipment to keep on top of your work, ultimately contributing to a higher energy bill at the end of every month. Saving energy while working at home doesn’t have to mean you end up freezing in the dark just to save a few bucks. Incorporating even a few of these tips a day can make a bigger difference than you may realize. The more energy-saving tips you can tackle, while remaining comfortable in your own home, the greater your chances of saving energy.

  • BECOMING SELF-EMPLOYED?: NASE Offers Expert Advice for Freelancers Transitioning to Self-Employment in National Future of Work Campaign

    Jan 08, 2020

    As millions of Americans make the change from employment to self-employment by choosing to become freelancers and solo entrepreneurs, Keith Hall, NASE President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) today releases a national self-help guide for new freelancers to consider when making the transition to self-employment. As a contributing partner to Mediaplanet’s Future of Work campaign distributed through USA Today, the campaign highlights a “new work culture that prioritizes employee well-being and balance, embraces flexibility as remote work becomes more popular, and offers resources and protections for a growing freelance workforce.”