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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NASE Releases Post-Election Entrepreneur Poll Ahead of Upcoming Small Business Saturday

    Nov 20, 2018

    Ahead of this weekend’s Small Business Saturday, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) today released the results of a new, post-2018 midterm election poll of entrepreneurs showing that small business owners want the 116th Congress to address health care and are fearful of the negative impact the new Congress could have on tax reform.

  • MIDTERM ELECTION REAX: NASE Urges New Congress to Work Together to Support America’s Entrepreneurs

    Nov 08, 2018

    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 response to the midterm elections and urged bipartisan cooperation in the 116th Congress on key small business issues in the coming year.

  • NASE Applauds New HRA Rule Allowing for Employers to Help Offset Worker’s Health Premiums

    Oct 23, 2018

    Today, 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 Trump administration's release of new rules offering Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) flexibility and allowing employers to help their workers buy individual insurance coverage.

  • NATL WOMEN'S SMALL BIZ MONTH: NASE Recognizes Women Entrepreneurs as a Powerful Economic Force in Honor of National Women’s Small Business Month

    Oct 16, 2018

    In honor of October’s National Women’s Small Business Month and the 30thAnniversary of groundbreaking legislation, H.R. 5050, also known as the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, recognizes the powerful role women entrepreneurs play in helping our nation’s economy grow and prosper.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards $12,000 in Scholarships to Four College Students

    Sep 12, 2018

    With back-to-school season upon us, 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 Awards $24K in Small Business Growth Grants

    Sep 10, 2018

    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 first and second quarter 2018 Growth Grant recipients. Throughout 2018, NASE will hand out a total of $48,000 in grants to small businesses from across the country.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Statement on Signing of Retirement Security Executive Order

    Aug 31, 2018

    Today, National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, offered the following statement on President Trump’s signing of an executive order said to be opening multiple employer plans (MEPs) to small businesses and “expand(ing) access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers.”

  • After South Dakota v. Wayfair Ruling, Small Business Association Calls on Congress to Act

    Jun 26, 2018

    After last week’s Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair overturning a previous ruling which made much of the internet a tax-free zone, 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, is calling on Congress to act immediately to protect the livelihood of millions of self-employed and micro-business owners across the country:

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