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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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NASE Supports Nominees to the Federal Reserve

NASE, joined the US Black Chamber of Commerce and other aligned small business organizations in supporting President Biden's nominees to the Federal Reserve. Given the necessity for the Federal Reserve to serve as a stabilizing economic force as we recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, having a fully function Federal Reserve is utmost importance.

Feb 01, 2022

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Take Your Small Business Marketing Strategy to the Next Level

Small business owners and employees need to wear many hats on a daily basis, making small business incredibly rewarding and yet, incredibly demanding and complex. To truly succeed in small business, you must focus on marketing in a very real way. Marketing isn't something that we all have experience with, and what works for you personally may not necessarily resonate with your customers. It’s important to always focus on learning and developing your marketing skills and strategy, to get the most out of your small business. Let’s explore a few ways you can take your small business marketing strategy to the next level, with very little effort.

Feb 01, 2022

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New Year, Better Me

As a small company owner, you bring a tremendous amount of value to the table. Getting a business up and running is a significant undertaking. Undoubtedly, you need a great deal of focus and commitment to grow and become successful.

Jan 28, 2022

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January 2022 Member Spotlight

Antisha D. Walley is an NASE member from Kyle, Texas and is the President of Make the Change, LLC. Make the Change is a woman owned, service-disabled veteran owned, and minority owned human resources consultancy. Their services include professional development training and consulting on full cycle recruiting, compensation strategy, and employee relations.

Jan 28, 2022

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2022 Starts with a Wild Legislative Agenda

The year is 2022, the month is January. And things are wild. Suffice it to say, the start of 2022 has the makings of a great political thriller: high stakes legislation (voting rights, Build Back Better, US Competitiveness targeting China), political intrigue (Senators Manchin and Sinema), and a boogie man (Covid-19 Omicron variant), set against a mid-term election that will most likely flip the US House of Representatives and turbo charge the political environment leading up to 2024 Presidential campaign.

Jan 28, 2022

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NASE Applauds the New Entrepreneurs of the Small Business Boom

With new U.S. Census data from the Biden Administration “Americans are applying to start new businesses at a record rate, up about 30 percent compared to before the pandemic,” 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, today responded it illustrates “the true entrepreneurial spirt of America.”

Jan 25, 2022

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Courtesy of NASE.org
https://www.nase.org/news/page/15