Micro-Business Experts

The Media Relations department for the National Association for the Self-Employed can put those working in the media in touch with a knowledgeable micro-business spokesperson. The NASE can offer the unique micro-business perspective on economic and business trends as well as legislation affecting the self-employed.

The NASE can also connect you with a local micro-business owner, to give your news article a first-hand perspective.

Katie Vlietstra

Katie Vlietstra

Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs
As Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs, I work to explain how actions on Capitol Hill can impact the self-employed. I love D.C. and have made my home in Capitol Hill, where I live with my husband and black Labrador, Coltrane. We love playing volleyball and softball on the National Mall.

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News Items

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

Trump Gives First State of the Union

President Trump gave his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 30, celebrating his one year in office and successful passage of a key campaign promise, comprehensive tax reform.
Posted on Feb 27, 2018

NASE Minute Segments

NASE Survey
Your insights and opinions are shared with lawmakers. Bookmark our survey page and be sure to check back for our next survey. https://www.nase.org/nase-in-action/nase-research/current-nase-survey

Posted on Jun 13, 2019

Small Business Roundtable
Organizations committed to improving the entrepreneurial environment while advocating for more than 30 million American Small Businesses.

Posted on May 30, 2019

Retirement Security in America
More access to tools that can insure retirement security. LINK from the video: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-strengthening-retirement-security-america/

Posted on Apr 25, 2019

NASE's Washington Watch
Be the first to know about legislative action that affects you and your business.

Posted on Mar 7, 2019

Small Business Saturday
Support your local businesses on Small Business Saturday!

Posted on Nov 21, 2018

Midterm Elections are Here!
Are you Registered to Vote? Make Sure Your Voice is Heard.

Posted on Nov 1, 2018

National Small Business Week

Posted on Apr 26, 2018

Help Us Help You!
In this NASE Minute, Katie Vlietstra invites you to voice your opinion and help decide what the NASE should work towards in the best interest of the small business community. Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/?sm=lr0CZt5wu1U4C2TLNollpkC_2BcXmx72A0Fj5Y57ZbgHZTAq1yq4BO3Z6ZtbRoZCRz

Posted on Mar 15, 2018

Are Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments Really Needed?
Find out more about quarterly estimated tax payments. How much should my quarterly payment be and what happens if I do not make payments? What are a 3 safe harbors to help you avoid penalties? Always remember, do not pay in more taxes than you have to.

Posted on Apr 21, 2016

Courtesy of NASE.org