Press Releases

NASE: Celebrate Small Business Saturday by Shopping Local

With this Saturday designated as Small Business Saturday – November 28, 2020, the National Association for the Self-Employed, the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today called on all Americans to shop local and show their support for America’s small businesses.

Nov 25, 2020

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National Association for the Self-Employed Applauds Newly Announced, Streamlined Loan Forgiveness

The National Association for the Self-Employed, the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today applauded the Small Business Administration and the Department of Treasury for announcing a simplified loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans under $50,000, but called on both sides of the aisle to come back to the negotiating table immediately to provide relief for small businesses hurting throughout America.

Oct 09, 2020

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NASE Celebrates National Small Business Week by Calling on Congress to Pass Small Business Relief

As the small business community celebrates National Small Business Week this week, the National Association for the Self-Employed, the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, together with major small business groups and their allies are calling on Congress to pass a Small Business Relief Package.

Sep 22, 2020

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NASE Partners with Dell Small Business to Support America’s Small Business Community

With the mission of supporting the small business community, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced that Dell (NYSE: DELL), an American multinational technology company headquartered in Round Rock, Texas, will sponsor the association’s Growth Grant program in July. The Dell Business Development grant will help support small businesses across the country. Dell previously supported the small business community by sponsoring the April Growth Grant from NASE.

Jul 17, 2020

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REMINDER: Tax Filing Deadline & Tax Payments Due on July 15th

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic having impacted the small business community, the Trump Administration announced last March that the U.S. Treasury and IRS extended both the tax filing deadline and any tax payments to July 15th. 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, warned those who have not yet filed their 2019 tax returns to “file your 2019 tax returns and pay any required tax by the upcoming July 15th tax deadline.”

Jul 09, 2020

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National Small Biz Expert Available to Discuss PPP for Small Businesses, Self-Employed & Gig-Economy Workers

As the government’s small business aid program, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), comes to a close on June 30th, Katie Vlietstra, Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, “encourages all small businesses and self-employed workers to apply before the deadline of June 30th.”

Jun 24, 2020

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NASE Supports New Small Business Aid Revisions to COVID-19 Relief Program

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today supported new provisions in a revised government aid program in the CARES ACT, the Paycheck Protection Program.

May 28, 2020

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New Small Business Report: Severe Economic Impact on Nation’s Small Business Community

With the novel coronavirus impacting small business community, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) today highlighted the survey results of the State of Small Business Report conducted by the Small Business Roundtable and Facebook, which indicates that small and medium-sized businesses in the United States are being hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. NASE has also developed a COVID-19 Resource Page for the small business community outlining helpful information.

May 21, 2020

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$24K in Small Business Growth Grants Awarded by the National Association for the Self-Employed

Six small businesses have been awarded a total of $24,000 in Growth Grants from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. These small businesses were announced as third and fourth quarter 2019 Growth Grant recipients. Last year, NASE awarded $48,000 in grants to small businesses across the country and expects to do so again in 2020.

May 04, 2020

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NASE Announces Partnership with MetLife to Offer Members New Association Accident Insurance Benefit

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced a partnership with MetLife to offer current and future NASE members a new association member benefit of accident insurance.

Apr 28, 2020

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NASE Teams Up with Dell Small Business to Support America’s Small Business Community During COVID-19

As the coronavirus continues to impact the small business community, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced that Dell (NYSE: DELL), an American multinational technology company headquartered in Round Rock, Texas, will sponsor the association’s Growth Grant program in April. The Dell Business Development grant will help support small businesses across the country. The association has also developed the NASE COVID-19 resource page for its members and other small businesses seeking additional help for the small business community.

Apr 27, 2020

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NASE Welcomes Stimulus Package that Includes Relief for the Self-Employed, Gig-Economy Workers

As the U.S. Congress prepares to approve its third phase stimulus package, “Keeping American Workers Employed and Paid Act,” the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today welcomed the financial relief for the small business community, including provisions for the self-employed and gig-economy workers. NASE also encouraged policymakers to include language supporting all classifications of non-profits as the process moves forward.

Mar 25, 2020

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Just Announced: Both Tax Filing Deadline & Tax Payments Deferred for 90 Days Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic impacting every sector of our economy, the Trump Administration has just announced that the U.S. Treasury and IRS will extend both the April 15th tax filing deadline and any tax payments by 90 days to July 15th this year on up to $1 million in income. In reaction, 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, welcomed the relief, but also encouraged the small business community to aim to “complete and file your 2019 tax returns by the original April 15th deadline, if possible, but know more time is available if you need it or are impacted by COVID-19.” NASE has developed a COVID-19 resource page for small businesses impacted by the virus.

Mar 20, 2020

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

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.”

Feb 12, 2020

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

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.”

Feb 03, 2020

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

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.”

Jan 08, 2020

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NASE Encourages New Small Business Administration Administrator to Focus on Small Business Growth

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today applauded the confirmation of Jovita Corranza as the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration.

Jan 07, 2020

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

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a spending bill, expected to be signed into law by President Trump, which includes the SECURE Act, also known as the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019.” Keith Hall, President and CEO the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, applauded both the House and Senate for acting on the bipartisan measure representing the biggest change to America’s retirement system in over a decade.

Dec 20, 2019

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National Self-Employed Association Praises Entrepreneurial Spirit of the American Small Business Community

With Small Business Saturday being celebrated this Saturday, November 30, 2019, Keith Hall, NASE President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) today offered the following comments applauding the entrepreneurial spirit of America’s small businesses across the country.

Nov 27, 2019

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New Federal Rule Could Impact Small Businesses Looking to Purchase Health Insurance for 2020

Tomorrow, November 1st, open enrollment for the nation’s health insurance marketplace will officially open for those small businesses looking to purchase policies for 2020. A recently proposed rule from the Federal Register, introduces changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the nation’s healthcare law, which has resulted in new benefit and payment parameters for 2020 that will likely impact America’s small business and self-employed community. Provisions of the proposed rule impacting both current and future health care and Medicare beneficiaries could affect eligibility, enrollment, and coverage details.

Oct 31, 2019

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