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3 In 5 Self-Employed Support Tax Reform Proposals That Would Drop Individual Rate, Eliminate Deductions

"The findings of our tax survey re-emphasize the growing impatience of the self-employed as Congress continues to fail to address comprehensive tax reform," said Director of Government Affairs Katie Vlietstra. "Seventy-eight percent of respondents support efforts to reform both the individual and corporate tax structure; in fact, 61% of respondents are open to exploring proposals that drop the individual rate and eliminate deductions."

Published on November 15, 2012

Congress Must Take Action For The Sake Of Small Businesses

Congress closed out 2011 by agreeing to a short-term extension of the payroll tax cut. Now that they are back in session, your lawmakers are wrangling to come to a longer one-year deal. As they debate another payroll tax extension proposal, I again encourage them to put partisan politics aside and pass the payroll tax extension.

Published on February 03, 2012

Economic Clock Running Out On Payroll Tax Extension

As the U.S. Senate prepares to debate another payroll tax extension proposal, Kristie Arslan, President & CEO of the NASE, encourages our policymakers to put partisan politics aside and pass the payroll tax extension.

Published on December 06, 2011

NASE Praises House Repeal of 1099 Provision

Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement after the House passed a repeal of the onerous 1099 legislation...

Published on March 04, 2011

Micro-Business Owners Year In Review

The self-employed and micro-business owners continued to plan for business, educational and personal success in 2009. During that time, the NASE continued to be a resource for these businesses as they navigated the stormy waters of the nation’s economy with advice on survival and even success.

Published on December 31, 2009

Health Reform: More Of The Same From House Lawmakers

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) was dismayed to see that lawmakers have once again failed to include provisions that will make a noticeable difference in the bottom line of the nation’s millions of self-employed business owners.

Published on November 10, 2009

NASE Asks Legislators to Remember Self-Employed in Health Reform

NASE comments on the House health care reform bill, the Affordable Health Care for America Act (H.R. 3962).

Published on November 06, 2009

NASE and NAR Ask Legislators To Remember Self-Employed

As Congress continues its important work on health care reform, the NASE and the NAR ask legislators that any final health reform measure address the unique problems experienced by America’s self-employed workforce.

Published on July 20, 2009

NASE, Other Small Business Groups Write To Congress About Health Reform

The NASE, NFIB, and NSBA urge legislators to remember that our nation’s small businesses and the self-employed share a problem that plagues all of our members: the soaring cost of healthcare.

Published on July 16, 2009

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Congress is in Recess. What does that mean?

Congress is in recess! What does that mean? Why do they take a break? How long is it? Congressional recesses have been around since the beginning of Congress, but their purpose and length have changed over time. Here's a breakdown of everything you need to know about congressional recesses.

Published on August 17, 2022

Keep An Eye On Your Legislators...Find Out How! [VIDEO]

Published on January 14, 2013

3 In 5 Self-Employed Support Tax Reform Proposals That Would Drop Individual Rate, Eliminate Deductions

Published on November 15, 2012

Tell Us What YOU Could Do In 13 Work Days

Published on August 20, 2012

Congress In Recess Until Sept. 10th

Published on August 08, 2012

How Do I Get Involved?

Published on July 23, 2012

Expiring Tax Deductions [Guest Post]

Published on March 27, 2012

One Down, 22 Million To Go

Published on March 05, 2012

Ask Congress To Support New Businesses!

Published on February 24, 2012

Payroll Tax Extension Will Be Extended Within Days

Published on February 17, 2012

Small Business Planning During an Uncertain Economy [Commentary]

Published on January 04, 2012

Update: Payroll Tax Debate

Published on December 14, 2011

Recap: Obama’s Job Speech

Published on September 09, 2011

Self-Employed To Congress: Address Deficit Now

Published on May 17, 2011

Lawmakers Dither As Clock Keeps Ticking

Published on April 08, 2011

NASE Encourages Lawmakers To Stop Playing Politics

Published on April 07, 2011

Editor's Note: Congress On Spring Break

Published on March 24, 2011

Small Biz Bills Move In Congress

Published on March 16, 2011

The Budget Process [Guest Post]

Published on February 28, 2011

Budget Showdown In Congress

Published on February 16, 2011

NASE Applauds President And Congressional Leaders For Bush-Era Tax Compromise

Published on December 07, 2010

Congress' Schedule For Nov/Dec

Published on November 17, 2010

Politics Trumps Progress: Main Street Left Out In the Cold Yet Again

Published on July 29, 2010

Wall Street Reform Becomes a Reality [Commentary]

Published on July 16, 2010

Self-Employed? Say Hello to Your New Best Friend in 2012: IRS Form 1099 [Commentary]

Published on May 18, 2010

Tax Reform Could Help Millions of Micro-businesses Avoid Leaving Money on the Table [Commentary]

Published on May 12, 2010

President Obama Signs Health Reform Changes Into Law

Published on April 02, 2010

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly of Our Newly Reformed Health Care System [Commentary]

Published on March 23, 2010

Paid Sick Leave

Published on November 17, 2009

House Democrats Eke Out A Victory on Health Reform [Commentary]

Published on November 09, 2009

Can You Afford Health Coverage After Reform?

Published on November 04, 2009

Senate Weighing Public Option

Published on October 26, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup

Published on September 11, 2009

President Takes on Role as Chief Pitchman for Health Reform- Buy NOW! [Commentary]

Published on September 10, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup (8/28)

Published on August 28, 2009

Where's Aretha When We Need Her? [Commentary]

Published on August 11, 2009

Self-Employed Proposals MIA in Health Reform Bills [Commentary]

Published on August 03, 2009

CEA Reports that Health Reform Will Help Small Business [Commentary]

Published on July 31, 2009

Health Reform Deal?

Published on July 30, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup (7/23)

Published on July 24, 2009

Congress Moves to Reauthorize Small Biz Innovation Programs

Published on July 21, 2009

Check Please! The Bill for Health Care Reform [Commentary]

Published on July 20, 2009

NASE Reaches Out to Congress With Other Small Biz Groups

Published on July 16, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup

Published on July 09, 2009

Communication, Collaboration, Transparency: I Guess Congress Didn't Get the Memo [Commentary]

Published on July 06, 2009

NASE on Health Insurance Mandates [Commentary]

Published on June 05, 2009

Credit Card Bill Might Leave Small Businesses Out

Published on May 22, 2009

It’s Back To Tax Gap Narrowing As Revenue Raiser

Published on April 04, 2009

President Mentions Entrepreneurs in Health Reform

Published on February 25, 2009

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