NASE Advocacy Efforts

Know Your Self-Employed Rights

Through NASE, the self-employed and micro-businesses have a powerful voice representing their interests. NASE has a strong track record of advocating for its Members on Capitol Hill.

  • NASE Supports David C. Tryon for the position of Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

    May 30, 2019

    n January 16th, David C. Tryon was nominated by the President for the position of Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee expects to take up the nomination on March 27th.

  • NASE Testifies on Retirement Security

    Mar 28, 2019

    On Wednesday, March 27, NASE President and CEO, Keith Hall, provided testimony to the House Small Business Committee on the opportunities and challenges the self-employed face as it relates to retirement security.

  • NASE Supports Bipartisan Legislation in the House

    Jan 18, 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-business community, announced the Association's support of 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.”

  • NASE Supports Rulemaking on Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs)

    Dec 28, 2018

    In a letter sent to the Secretaries of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services, the National Association for the Self-Employed expressed its full support of the proposed rulemaking related to HRAs.

  • Wayfair Ruling Spurs Congressional Action

    Sep 18, 2018

    For over two decades, Congress has introduced legislation to address the issue of online sales tax collection, given that until June 2018, the Supreme Court ruled that tax collection had to prove a physical presence in their state to assess taxes on the purchase. That all changed in June with the Supreme Court ruling in favor of South Dakota’s law that would allow the state to collect sales tax from online purchases.

  • NASE Express Support of Retirement Security Executive Order

    Aug 31, 2018

    Signed by the President on the eve of the Labor Day holiday, the retirement security executive order would open multiple employer plans (MEPs) to small businesses and “expand(ing) access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers.

  • NASE Joins Efforts to Promote White House Conference on Small Business

    Jul 30, 2018

    NASE has joined a growing coalition of small business organizations calling the Administration to host a White House Conference on Small Business.

  • NASE Supports a Slew of Health Care Related Bills

    Jul 27, 2018

    The House passed a series of bills this week to expand HSA flexibility while also delaying the ACA's health insurance tax (HIT) until 2021 and repealing the medical device tax. Among the bills passed this week:

  • Republicans Discuss Tax Reform 2.0

    Jul 25, 2018

    On July 25, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, hosted a "tax reform 2.0 listening session" hearing from stakeholders and constituents as to areas in which continued improvements can be made in the tax code.

  • NASE Applauds House Small Business Committee Legislative Action

    May 08, 2018

    The NASE applauds the recent action by the House Small Business Committee to approve (7) bi-partisan pieces of legislation that are wide ranging in topic, but crucial to small business success.