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

    Oct 31, 2019

    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.

  • $12K in Small Business Growth Grants Awarded by the National Association for the Self-Employed

    Aug 12, 2019

    Three small businesses have been awarded a total of $12,000 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 the fourth quarter 2018 Growth Grant recipients. In 2018, NASE handed out a total of $48,000 in grants to small businesses from across the country.

  • As Students Head to College, National Small Business Association Awards $12,000 in Scholarships to Four Students

    Aug 05, 2019

    With tightening budgets and college students heading off to school to start the fall semester, 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 the awarding of $12,000 in educational scholarships to four dependents of current NASE members.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed to Attend Today’s White House Rose Garden Ceremony on New HRA Announcement

    Jun 14, 2019

    This afternoon at 3:30 pm (ET), 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-businesses, has been invited to attend a White House Rose Garden ceremony announcing an expansion of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) granting greater flexibility and allowing employers to assist employees in using HRA’s to pay for health insurance coverage.

  • Nation’s Leading Self-Employed Association Applauds Bipartisan Passage of IRS Reform

    Jun 13, 2019

    Today, Keith Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer of theNational Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, released the following statement applauding leaders in both parties for the congressional passage of the Taxpayer First Act, bipartisan legislation to overhaul and modernize the Internal Revenue Service:

  • With SECURE Act Passage, Options & Flexibility Key to Unlocking Retirement Security for American Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

    May 22, 2019

    As the U.S. House passes the SECURE Act, also known as the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019,” Keith Hall, 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, today warned of a “looming crisis” of retirement security and encouraged the federal government to “streamline and expand retirement savings opportunities” regardless of employment structure.

  • Options & Flexibility Key to Unlocking Retirement Security for American Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

    May 21, 2019

    As the U.S. House prepares to vote on 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, today warned of a “looming crisis” of retirement security and encouraged the federal government to “streamline and expand retirement savings opportunities”regardless of employment structure.

  • NAT SMALL BIZ WEEK: This Week, NASE Applauds the Spirit & Ingenuity of America’s Small Business Community

    May 06, 2019

    In recognition of National Small Business Week – a week dedicated to recognizing and honoring the outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners located across all 50 states and U.S. territories – which runs from Sunday, May 5th through Saturday, May 11th, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, “applauded the entrepreneurial spirit of our nation’s small businesses who help strengthen our nation’s economy every day.”

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Applauds the Spirit and Ingenuity of America’s Small Business Community

    May 01, 2019

    This Sunday, May 5th, marks the start of National Small Business Week, a week dedicated to recognizing and honoring the outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners located across all 50 states and U.S. territories.

  • On Tax Day, NASE Offers Last-Minute Tax Filing Advice, including Filing an Extension

    Apr 15, 2019

    With the 2018 tax filing deadline approaching tonight at midnight, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, is encouraging small business owners who have yet to file to capitalize on these last remaining hours – and file a last-minute extension if necessary.

  • NASE Executive Available for Last-Minute Tax Filing Advice for Small Businesses

    Apr 12, 2019

    Only one final weekend remains before Monday’s 2018 tax filing deadline and the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, is encouraging small business owners who have yet to file to capitalize on these last remaining days.

  • Last Minute Tips to Filing 2018 Tax Returns

    Apr 01, 2019

    With two-weeks to go until the April 15th tax filing deadline, 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 seven last-minute tips for filing accurate returns and reducing tax liability.

  • As Millions Consider Retirement Options This Tax Season, NASE CEO Testifies on Retirement Security for Small Businesses

    Mar 25, 2019

    As millions of small businesses contemplate retirement options during tax filing season, Keith Hall, 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-business community, is scheduled to testify this Wednesday before the House Small Business Committee about the challenges and opportunities small business owners face when making decisions about their retirement.

  • Under New Tax System, Small Businesses Will Have a Simpler and More Efficient Filing Season

    Feb 18, 2019

    After a record-setting government shutdown that affected America’s small business community, including millions of self-employed and micro-businesses, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is encouraging entrepreneurs to start preparing now for filing this year’s tax returns.

  • State of the Union - Small Business Reaction

    Feb 05, 2019

    As President Donald J. Trump addresses Congress during his State of the Union Address, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today offered the following reaction urging the Administration and new Congress to work together to continue to improve the small business climate in the United States.

  • Small Business Community Encouraged to Start Early as New Law, Government Shutdown Likely to Impact Filings

    Jan 28, 2019

    Today marks the official start of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) income tax filing season as the government reopens and thousands of IRS employees report back to work after a month long government shutdown. The uncertainty of how the new tax reform law will impact small businesses’ bottom-lines, coupled with delays in getting questions answered around new guidance guidelines and the potential for refund checks being held up has entrepreneurs bracing.

  • NASE Applauds Introduction of Small Business Tax Simplification Bill

    Jan 18, 2019

    Today, Keith Hall, 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-business community, applauded the introduction new bipartisan small business tax legislation, the Small Business Owners’ Tax Simplification Act of 2019, which aims to “provide small business owners with much needed clarity as they navigate the complex United States tax code by updating the code to reflect both technological advancements and modern business models.”

  • During Longest Government Shutdown in U.S. History, Small Businesses Across the Country Feel its Impact

    Jan 14, 2019

    As the partial government shutdown enters its 24th day – now officially the longest government shutdown in history – small businesses across the country are feeling the effects of the shutdown resulting in unnecessary uncertainty at the start of a new fiscal year. Keith Hall, 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-business community, called on Congress and the White House to work together to end the shutdown on behalf of America’s small business community.

  • Small Biz Across the Country are Starting to Feel the Impact of the Government Shutdown

    Jan 11, 2019

    As the partial government shutdown enters its fourth week, small businesses across the country are starting to feel the effects of the shutdown resulting in unnecessary uncertainty at the start of a new fiscal year. Keith Hall, 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-business community, called on Congress and the White House to work together to end the shutdown on behalf of America’s small business community.

  • As the Health Care Open Enrollment Deadline Approaches, NASE Alerts Entrepreneurs to Options for Choosing a Plan

    Dec 03, 2018

    As millions of Americans, including those in the small business community, consider their 2019 health care options, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), today warns of the approaching deadline to enroll in a health care plan or change current plans. The current open enrollment period ends on Saturday, December 15th.

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