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.

  • 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.

  • Blistering Letter Lays Out Congressional Failure to Stabilize Health Care Premiums

    May 08, 2018

    In a letter to NASE and other stakeholders, Chairman Alexander (R-TN) of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Committee, offered a blistering assessment of why and how Congress has failed in taking steps to stabilize the health care premium marketplace.

  • NASE Joins Small Business Roundtable

    Apr 16, 2018

    NASE is proud to announce that we have joined the Small Business Roundtable. NASE has joined forces with the nation’s leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations to form the Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition dedicated to advancing policy, securing access, and promoting inclusion to benefit the 30 million small businesses at the heart of the American economy.

  • NASE Pushes for Greater Use of HRAs

    Feb 26, 2018

    NASE, a long standing champion, of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), requested the the Departments of Labor, Health & Human Services, and Treasury, rescind guidance that was issued in 2015 the severely restricted how small businesses use HRAs.

  • NASE Testifies on the Challenges of Occupational Licensing

    Feb 22, 2018

    NASE President and CEO, Keith Hall, testified today in front of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access on “Occupational Hazards: How Excessive Licensing Hurts Small Business."