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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.

Congress Approves Covid Relief Package and Averts Government Shutdown

On Monday, December 21, the House and Senate moved swiftly to approve a year end funding bill, covid relief package and a slate of tax provisions, averting a government shutdown and providing much needed assistance and relief to small businesses and individuals who have been devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on Dec 22, 2020

Multiple Small Business Covid-19 Relief Legislation Introduced

There are two, new additional small business relief measures introduced in hopes of breaking the log jam on Capitol Hill. One, introduced by a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers would provide roughly $900 in relief for small businesses, state and local government and provide dollars for vaccine dissemination. The other, proposed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is estimated at $500B.
Posted on Dec 14, 2020

NASE Calls on PPP Deductibility for Business Expenses

NASE joined a coalition letter calling on Congress to pass legislation ensuring that expenses associated with PPP loan forgiveness are tax deductible. If everything works right, this link should (hopefully) take you to the most up-to-date version of the letter as it is updated periodically. NASE joined 683 groups on the letter (244 national and 439 state/regional/local affiliates) in calling for the inclusion of this provision in any future coronavirus relief measure.
Posted on Dec 14, 2020

NASE Calls on PPP Deductibility for Business Expenses

NASE joined a coalition letter calling on Congress to pass legislation ensuring that expenses associated with PPP loan forgiveness are tax deductible. If everything works right, this link should (hopefully) take you to the most up-to-date version of the letter as it is updated periodically. NASE joined 683 groups on the letter (244 national and 439 state/regional/local affiliates) in calling for the inclusion of this provision in any future coronavirus relief measure.
Posted on Dec 09, 2020

NASE Continues to Call for PPP Forgiveness and Relief

In a letter to congressional leaders, NASE along with nearly a hundred organizations, encouraged action on PPP forgiveness and additional business relief as tens of thousands of businesses struggle to minimize the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on Nov 19, 2020

Small Business Leaders Send Letter to Congress Calling for Stand-Alone Small Business COVID-19 Relief

Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, urges an immediate stand-alone small business package to assist the most fragile small businesses at such a critical time.
Posted on Sep 21, 2020

NASE Joins NAWBO in a Letter to Congressional Leaders

On Thursday, June 24, NASE joined the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) in calling for two important policy initiatives to be prioritized in the next round of COVID relief legislation.
Posted on Jul 24, 2020

NASE Joins Small Business Roundtable in Highlighting Priorities for Congress

In a letter to Congressional leaders, the NASE, a founding member of the Small Business Roundtable, identified key priorities for the next round of legislation focused on supporting America's small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
Posted on Jul 17, 2020

NASE Joins Broad Business Coalition in Support of PPP Loan Foregiveness

On the heels of the NASE endorsing, S. 4117, The Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Forgiveness Act, legislation that would forgive PPP loans of less than $150,000 upon the borrower’s completion of a simple, one-page forgiveness document.
Posted on Jul 09, 2020

Support of S. 4117, The Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Forgiveness Act

Today, the NASE offered its support to S. 4117, The Paycheck Protection Program Small Business Forgiveness Act. Introduced by Sen. Cramer (R-ND) and Sen. Sinema (D-AZ), this legislation that would forgive PPP loans of less than $150,000 upon the borrower’s completion of a simple, one-page forgiveness document.
Posted on Jul 08, 2020
NASE in Action Keith Hall

Keith Hall

NASE National Tax Advisor

Plain Language in Paperwork – The Benefits to Small Business

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NASE in Action Scott Scribner

Scott Scribner

NASE Member

Testifies before the House Small Business Committee Regarding Regulatory Burdens on Small Firms

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NASE in Action Michael Beene

Michael Beene

NASE Senior Health Advisor

Testifies before the House Small Business Committee Regarding Health Care Reform.

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