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NASE Celebrates IRS Announcement Delaying 1099-K Reporting Requirement for 2023 Tax Season

As a major advocate for bipartisan legislation in Congress to relieve the burden of a new law requiring 1099-K reporting requirements for small businesses and solo-entrepreneurs engaging in the online marketplace, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) celebrated today’s announcement by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) delaying the reporting requirement for third-party platform payments for the 2023 tax returns.
Posted on Dec 07, 2023

Adding a Creative Touch, Effortlessly

Over the last few years, it’s become important for small businesses to add more creative visuals in their marketing strategy as a way to encourage online customer engagement and ultimately drive sales. Fortunately, there are multiple platforms that provide the tools for small business owners to showcase their imaginative side without breaking the bank. Here are two online platforms small businesses should consider looking into:
Posted on Nov 22, 2023

Using Your Library to Advance Your Small Business

As interest in self-employment and business ownership has increased, libraries have evolved to fill this need, serving a critical role in the support of small businesses and the entrepreneurs building them. Libraries, such as the St. Louis County Library, report saving small business owners significant money each year (check out the American Library Association’s Library Value Calculator for more). This potential for cost savings is a national trend: Across the United States, libraries in every locality provide entrepreneur support resources of all kinds, from workshops and networking opportunities to specialized media equipment and market research.
Posted on Nov 22, 2023

Giving Thanks for our Small Businesses

In the rush of the holiday season that is truly upon us, I wanted to offer my thanks to the self-employed and micro-businesses owners that are a part of a strong ecosystem that is keeping the American economy humming.
Posted on Nov 22, 2023

NASE Celebrates Small Business Saturday and Another Record-Breaking Year for America’s Small Business Community

With every state in the country on track this year to set another year of record-breaking small business startups, Keith Hall, president and CEO of National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation's leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, celebrates Small Business Saturday this weekend by applauding the community’s continuing historic growth.
Posted on Nov 20, 2023

New Study: Small Business Employees Report 50% Higher Levels of Satisfaction at Work

A new report released by the BambooHR Employee Happiness Index shows employee satisfaction at work continues to erode in the third quarter of 2023 except among employees working at America’s smallest companies who are the happiest in the nation. As reported yesterday by Axios, the study finds scores around, “happiness at work remain relatively high among small business employees, BambooHR notes — 11 points higher on the Employee Happiness Index compared with the average among all companies.”
Posted on Nov 15, 2023

Motivational Tips To Finish The Year Strong

It’s that time of year where every small business owner and self-employed individuals are looking for a final motivational push to finish the year strong. Finishing the year strong is important for entrepreneurs so that they have real closure and look forward to the next year. It can really put their minds at ease knowing that they ended the year with their full strength and effort. The new year is a time to reset and focus on new goals for your small businesses and entrepreneurial journeys to evolve, so moving into it with optimism about the future is the best way to get the new year started. By following the motivational tips below, you will easily be able to finish the year on a high note.
Posted on Oct 26, 2023

NASE Member Spotlight for October 2023

Bill Quinn is the CEO/Managing Coach of E. Quinn Consulting, LLC and The Quinn Quantum Academy, a 14-year small business coaching consultancy. Providing his business clients with 40 plus years of business coaching and consulting guidance in operations, team development, funding strategies, and partnerships. Bill has advised and consulted for a commercial photographer, property manager, a sound & audio company, an oil & gas developer, a fund manager of a $150MM investment fund, a hemp cultivation, an extraction & sales company, several home remodelers, and property maintenance contractors. Bill has coached and advised a smartphone and gadget repair company, a Software Engineer, a Cybersecurity Training Institute, a Commercial Bakery & Pastry company, an AV Tech company, a manufacturer of biodegradable products, provides advice to my son’s Leadership Development consultancy, and numerous business partnerships. Bill has authored 6 books, eBooks and workbooks, coordinating, editing, exterior/interior design, and self-publishing.
Posted on Oct 26, 2023

The House Speaker Role Remains Vacant

As of October 20, 2023, the House is still without a Speaker. Republicans are divided over Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, who has been rejected twice for the position, following the motion to vacate that removed Speaker McCarthy from office two weeks ago. The House GOP conference originally voted to support the nomination of Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA); however, he withdrew his name from consideration after falling short of securing the necessary 217 votes coming out of conference. Rep. Jordan is in a similar position, facing a wall of opposition from nearly 22 House Republicans who are adamant in their opposition. However, Jordan’s office has announced that he will call for a third vote on Friday, October 20.
Posted on Oct 26, 2023

Small Business Resources to Assist Record-Breaking Number of New Entrepreneurs

With a week before the start of health insurance open enrollment, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, is encouraging millions of self-employed small business owners – including the skyrocketing number of new entrepreneurs who may be buying on the marketplace exchange for the first time - to utilize the available tools and resources to select a plan that works best for their needs.
Posted on Oct 23, 2023

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