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March Government Affairs Update

This past week, the President signed the $1.5 trillion government funding bill with Ukraine aid. The funding bill, which received bipartisan approval, passed the Senate in a 68-31 vote and the House 361-69.

Mar 30, 2022

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COUNTDOWN -- Just Three Weeks Until the 2021 Tax Return Deadline - Watch the NASE Minute for Advice - April 18th Deadline

With just three weeks until the 2021 tax filing deadline and expected delays at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Keith Hall, the 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, today encouraged the American public and the small business community to “finalize 2021 tax returns to avoid any further delays to any expected refunds.”

Mar 28, 2022

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NASE Joins "Expansive" Coalition in Opposing SHOP SAFE Act

NASE joined an expansive coalition of industry lobbyists, advocacy groups and academics in requesting House and Senate leadership to remove the SHOP SAFE Act from the House passed COMPETES Act during the conference period with the Senate as the reconcile the COMPETES Act with United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 (USICA).

Mar 09, 2022

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NASE Voices Concern on "BE HEARD in the Workplace Act"

NASE joined the The Coalition to Promote Independent Entrepreneurs to express concern with the provisions contained in section 301 of the Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination in the Workplace Act or the BE HEARD in the Workplace Act, S. 3219 and H.R. 5994, that would expand the protections offered to an employee under specified federal nondiscrimination laws “in the same manner and to the same extent” to an independent contractor.

Mar 07, 2022

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Keys to Protecting Your Ideas as a Business Owner

Business owners have ideas and other intellectual property (IP), and they need to protect them at all times. Otherwise, business owners risk losing IP to others who can profit from it. To some extent, it becomes virtually impossible for business owners to recover this property if not protected beforehand. With a clear understanding of IP, you can take appropriate measures to secure your business ideas. From here, you can use these ideas to grow your business.

Mar 07, 2022

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How to Prepare & Stay Updated on Changes to the Tax Code for Filing Your 2021 Tax Returns

With just weeks until the 2021 filing deadline and expected delays at the Internal Revenue Service, Keith Hall, the 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, encourages small business owners and the American public at-large to “prepare now by gathering your documents and reviewing key policies and updates to the tax code to ensure you file beneficial returns and avoid any further delays to any expected refunds.”

Feb 28, 2022

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How To Prepare for the Upcoming Tax Season

Tax season is upon us, and it can seem daunting, to say the least. This can especially be true for self-employed small business owners who may not know where to begin. While some may be anxious to file as soon as they can, others drag their feet as long as possible. No matter which kind of person you are, filing taxes is inevitable for all of us. However, the more prepared you are before you attempt to file, the easier the entire process will be. As a small business owner, a preparedness checklist before filing taxes is a must.

Feb 25, 2022

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Well Traveled Self-Employment

Sheree M. Mitchell is the President & Founder of Immersa Global. Immersa Global is an upscale inbound tour operator and destination management company that specializes in exclusive food, wine, art, and faith-based travel programs as well as small meetings and events in Portugal. As an American company founded on over 15 years of experience in the luxury market in Florida, Immersa Global is uniquely qualified to handle the most discerning North American clients’ needs for leisure and business travel and small event production. Our approach is so unique, that we’ve garnered the attention of major international travel media such as Forbes, Travel & Leisure, Travel Weekly, and more.

Feb 25, 2022

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NASE Supports Two New Bills Focusing on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

In February, the National Association for the Self-Employed announced its support of two pieces of legislation introduced in the Senate and one in the House. The first, a bipartisan bill, the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy Act (CREATE) Act, designed to “support small businesses in creative industries by increasing access to federal resources to help them grow.” The measure was introduced by U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and John Cornyn (R-Texas).

Feb 25, 2022

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NASE Supports Extension of SBIR/STTR Programs

In a letter to Congressional leaders, the NASE joined over 100 organizations in supporting an extension of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Feb 02, 2022

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Courtesy of NASE.org
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