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Small Business Committee Leadership to Look Very Similar in 113th Congress

The Senate and House Committees with jurisdiction over small business and entrepreneurship issues will be led, for the most part, by the same members in the upcoming 113th Congress. The biggest change will be on the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, as Ranking Member Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) chose not to seek re-election and therefore her position as chair will be filled by another Republican.

Published on January 07, 2013

Seven Small Biz Questions For The Presidential Debate (Yahoo! Small Business Advisor)

Kristie Arslan, president & CEO, National Association for the Self Employed, who, as representative of the largest sector of small business owners—the self-employed—and the only woman speaking for small business in this group, gets two questions...

Published on October 03, 2012

Survey: Self-Employed Divided On Support For Health Care Law

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s final ruling on the Affordable Care Act, the self-employed are concerned about the impact it will have on their health care budgets when the law goes into full effect in 2014.

Published on August 03, 2012

NASE Expresses Frustration Over Amendment to "Small Business" Bill

The NASE issued the below letter to the U.S. Senate regarding the amendment process for S. 2237, the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act and the continued debate regarding the President's proposal to extend tax cuts for individuals making $250,000 or less.

Published on July 12, 2012

The President’s Budget and The Self-Employed Agenda: A First Step, But More Steps Are Needed

The President’s proposed FY 2013 budget request released last week includes several initiatives of interest to the nation’s 22 million self-employed and at least one of the items on the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) Self-Employed Agenda.

Published on February 21, 2012

NASE Urges Lawmakers To Launch National Self-Employment Initiative

Glaringly absent from the jobs debate has been specific proposals that speak to how to encourage and support startups and the self-employed, our nation’s biggest job creators. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has introduced a National Self- Employment Initiative to get the conversation started.

Published on October 12, 2011

National Self-Employment Initiative For Small Business Needed

Despite the heightened rhetoric about America’s small business community fueling economic growth, this critical business sector has been largely left out of the policy discussion pertaining to the President’s American Jobs Act and our national debt.

Published on October 05, 2011

Small Businesses Feel Left Out Of The Jobs And Tax Debate (McClatchy)

NASE: A lot of policy out there does not help mainstream businesses, only large corporations

Published on October 05, 2011

Washington Watch - September 14, 2011

Published on September 14, 2011

Bad Tax Policy One Reason For Decline In Entrepreneurship (Crain's NY)

“One minute you have these benefits, the next you don't,” said Kristie Arslan, CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed. “Creating long-term tax and economic policy instead of doing these short-term fixes is incredibly important.”

Published on September 09, 2011

Removing Obstacles For U.S. Entrepreneurs (Bloomberg)

Kristie Arslan, president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Self-Employed, talks about the impact of President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs proposal on self- employed Americans and state programs that offer money and training to help unemployed workers to open their own businesses.

Published on September 08, 2011

NASE: Small Business Faces Too Much Uncertainty (Fox Business)

Kristie Arslan, NASE President and CEO, appears on The Willis Report.

Published on September 08, 2011

Arslan: An Open Letter to the President and Congress (Roll Call)

Official Washington returns to work this week, and any lawmakers who were hoping the economy would shape up in their absence are sorely out of luck.

Published on September 08, 2011

Fewer People Choose To Be Self-Employed (USA TODAY)

In August, 14.5 million people were self-employed, down 2.1 million from the most recent peak in December 2006, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

Published on September 08, 2011

U.S. Recovery Offers Few Opportunities (Bloomberg Businessweek)

More than 1 million self-employed Americans are no longer in business almost four years after the last recession began, as the economy constrains entrepreneurial activity and small-business job creation.

Published on September 02, 2011

NASE Reacts To The Credit Downgrade (FoxBusiness.com)

Small-owners have not seen the turnaround in the economy that they had hoped.

Published on August 12, 2011

Washington Watch - August 10, 2011

Published on August 10, 2011

Small Biz Reax To Credit Downgrade

As the economy continues to decline amidst a historic downgrade of our AAA credit rating status, Kristie Arslan, President & CEO of the NASE, the leading advocate for our nation's smallest businesses, offered the following statement on the impact the downgrade will have on the small business community...

Published on August 09, 2011

Washington Watch - July 13, 2011

Published on July 13, 2011

Economist Mark Zandi Supports Payroll Tax Fairness

As Congressional leaders race to address the debt-ceiling limit deadline, Moody’s Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi signaled his support for extending the payroll tax break to both employees and employers to help boost the economy in light of Friday’s disappointing unemployment report.

Published on July 11, 2011

Washington Watch - June 8, 2011

Published on June 08, 2011

Micro-Business Owners Concerned About Federal Deficit

The federal government recently announced that it has reached the debt ceiling and has shuffled funds to meet the nation’s financial commitments. Meanwhile, micro-businesses and the self-employed believe that spending for domestic programs, job creation initiatives, tax cuts and federal subsidies should be scaled back to address the deficit, according to a recent survey by the NASE

Published on June 06, 2011

Washington Watch - June 1, 2011

Published on June 01, 2011

Washington Watch - May 25, 2011

Published on May 25, 2011

Five Big Myths About American Small Businesses (Huffington Post)

Last week, the Obama administration recognized the contributions of this important business demographic with its National Small Business Week. It's worth challenging a few of the myths about the American small business landscape -- as they are truly the engine of the economy.

Published on May 24, 2011

NASE Appears Before Congress To Give An Update On Small Biz Legislation

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) testified before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship today on how the effects of the Small Business Jobs Act, signed into law last fall, have been felt by the self-employed community.

Published on May 19, 2011

NASE Asks Lawmakers For Key Small Business Jobs Act Provisions To Be Extended

On May 19, 2011, the NASE was asked by the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship on how the effects of the Small Business Jobs Act, signed into law last fall, have been felt by the self-employed community.

Published on May 19, 2011

Washington Watch - May 18, 2011

Published on May 18, 2011

Self-Employed To Congress: Address Deficit Now

Micro-businesses and the self-employed believe that spending for domestic programs, job creation initiatives, tax cuts and federal subsidies should be scaled back to address the deficit, according to a recent survey by the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE).

Published on May 17, 2011

Congress Introduces Home Office Deduction Simplification Bill

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is thrilled to lend support to legislation introduced today by Congressmen Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) which would simplify taxes for millions of small business owners.

Published on May 12, 2011

Self-Employed In America (Build Your Business Radio)

NASE's Kristie Arslan is a guest on Build Your Business Radio where she talks about the self-employed in the United States.

Published on April 26, 2011

NASE Launches New Scholarship Program For Entrepreneurs

Since 1981, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has offered tools and resources to help America’s smallest businesses thrive. The NASE is continuing that legacy in its 30th year by launching a new scholarship program to assist entrepreneurs in obtaining the knowledge they need to succeed.

Published on April 26, 2011

Washington Watch - April 20, 2011

Published on April 20, 2011

1099 Additional Reporting Law Repealed By Pres. Obama

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is thrilled that President Obama has signed a repeal of the additional reporting requirement regarding Form 1099 passed under the Affordable Care Act.

Published on April 15, 2011

Washington Watch - April 13, 2011

Published on April 13, 2011

Washington Watch - April 6, 2011

Published on April 06, 2011

NASE Lauds Senate For 1099 Repeal

Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate’s vote to repeal the IRS tax reporting requirement...

Published on April 05, 2011

Washington Watch - March 23, 2010

Published on March 23, 2011

Small Changes Still Needed To Nation's Health Care Law

Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act...

Published on March 22, 2011

Self-Employed Can Take 2010 Tax Deduction For Health Insurance Premiums (S. FL Sun-Sentinel)

The 2010 deduction will put about 15 percent of the premium back in the pocket of the self-employed, said Kristie Arslan, executive director of the National Association for Self-Employed.

Published on March 18, 2011

NASE Launches New Membership Offering And Redesigned Website For Small Business

In today’s difficult economy, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading nonprofit association representing America’s smallest businesses, is doing its part to support entrepreneurship with the launch of a new annual membership and redesigned website (www.NASE.org), offering a more affordable and comprehensive suite of resources and services.

Published on March 09, 2011

Washington Watch - March 9, 2011

Published on March 09, 2011

Briefing: Self-Employment Health Insurance Tax Deduction

**MEDIA ADVISORY** Please join Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), for a conference call briefing on the temporary self-employed health insurance tax deduction available to individuals who pay self-employment taxes on their 2010 tax returns.

Published on March 08, 2011

House Introduces Tax Savings Legislation For The Self Employed

A longtime priority of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has been introduced in the House. U.S. Reps. Wally Herger (R-Calif.) and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) have re-introduced legislation to address an unfair tax on health insurance premiums for the self-employed.

Published on March 03, 2011

Washington Watch - February 24, 2011

Published on February 24, 2011

Small Biz Is Critical To Boosting The Economy

Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement in reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address...

Published on January 26, 2011

NASE on The Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC)

Kristie Arlsan, executive director at the NASE, discusses small business’ struggle to survive.

Published on October 10, 2010

NASE on The Dylan Ratigan Show (MSNBC)

Kristie Arlsan, executive director at the NASE, discusses small business’ struggle to survive.

Published on October 07, 2010

The Myth About Small Businesses (CQ Politics)

Kristie Arslan, the executive director of the National Association for the Self-Employed, welcomed several provisions in the new law, especially a temporary deduction from payroll taxes of health insurance expenses for the self-employed. That's a provision her group had been seeking for nearly a decade.

Published on October 02, 2010

Small Business Jobs & Credit Act Signed Into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that will allow the self-employed to deduct their health insurance costs as a business expense for payroll tax purposes.

Published on September 29, 2010

Small Business Jobs & Credit Act Signed Into Law

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed into law legislation that will allow the self-employed to deduct their health insurance costs as a business expense for payroll tax purposes. Though only applicable to 2010 tax returns, the passage of this proponent is a key “foot in the door” for future battles on health costs and the self-employed, according to the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE).

Published on September 28, 2010

Small Business Jobs & Credit Act To Be Signed Into Law By President Obama

The National Association for the Self-Employed applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for its quick action regarding approval of the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act. The legislation provides a key health tax deduction for the self-employed, though only for one year, that the health care bill failed to offer.

Published on September 23, 2010

NASE Urges House To Take Quick Action For America's Smallest Businesses

As the House returns to take up the Small Business Jobs Act this week, Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the Legislative Offices of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement urging quick action...

Published on September 23, 2010

NASE Urges House To Take Quick Action For America's Smallest Businesses

As the House returns to take up the Small Business Jobs Act this week, Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the Legislative Offices of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement urging quick action...

Published on September 22, 2010

Commentary: Legislation Provides Needed Tax Breaks, Funding For Small Business (Capital Business)

Last week, President Obama proposed to spur job growth in small businesses through an extension of a tax credit used when they spend money on research and innovation in the United States. While this is a step in the right direction, it will do little to help our constituents -- the self-employed.

Published on September 13, 2010

“Keeping The Health Plan You Have” Not So Simple For Entrepreneurs

The new health care law, the Affordable Care Act, offers entrepreneurs the choice to keep the plan that they already have, provided that it meets certain requirements. The trouble is that most entrepreneurs are uncertain that their plan will meet these new rules and how the changes required by the health reform law will affect their monthly premium costs.

Published on August 18, 2010

Self-Employed Send A Message to Washington With Viral Ad Campaign

The NASE launched a digital advertising campaign today that seeks to raise awareness of the policy priorities of the self-employed and micro-businesses while combating the stereotype that the nation’s smallest businesses do not make serious contributions to the economy.

Published on June 14, 2010

Washington Watch - March 24, 2010

Published on March 24, 2010

Washington Watch - February 4, 2010

Published on February 03, 2010

Bill Would Have Different Effects On Different People (USA TODAY)

House and Senate to begin negotiations next month. People who buy health coverage on their own — not through an employer — would face some of the biggest changes under the health care bills.

Published on December 28, 2009

Washington Watch - December 17, 2009

Published on December 17, 2009

Health Reform Update: Senate Debates Cost-Saver For Self-Employed

Democratic Senators Mary Landrieu (La.), Jeanne Shaheen (N.H.), Debbie Stabenow (MI), Evan Bayh (Ind.) and Blanche Lincoln (Ark.) have introduced Tax Equity for the Self-Employed amendment (S. AMDT # 3013), which would allow sole proprietors to deduct as a business expense 50% of their health premium costs. This amendment is under consideration by the Senate for inclusion in the health reform package.

Published on December 15, 2009

Washington Watch - December 2, 2009

Published on December 02, 2009

Washington Watch - November 25, 2009

Published on November 25, 2009

Washington Watch - November 11, 2009

Published on November 11, 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

Washington Watch - October 21, 2009

Published on October 21, 2009

Washington Watch - October 14, 2009

Published on October 14, 2009

Senate Introduces Home Office Deduction Bill

The majority of micro-businesses are operated out of a home office, yet the home office deduction has become wrapped in enough regulatory red tape to turn those business owners away from the tax benefit. New legislation could help home-based businesses save nearly $1,500 on their taxes next year.

Published on October 09, 2009

Washington Watch - September 23, 2009

Published on September 23, 2009

Washington Watch - September 16, 2009

Published on September 16, 2009

Washington Watch - August 5, 2009

Published on August 05, 2009

Washington Watch - July 15, 2009

Published on July 15, 2009

NASE Asks Senators To Lower Health Costs For Small Business

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship recently held a roundtable to discuss the impact of various health reform proposals on small businesses. Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the Legislative Office for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), participated in the roundtable along with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and other small business owners and advocates.

Published on July 14, 2009

Micro-Businesses Offer Strong Opinions On Health Reform Proposals

The nation’s entrepreneurs are ready for major changes to the American health care system, but are asking the federal government to implement various proposals to help them cope with the costs. Nearly 2,000 micro-businesses, including members of the National Association for the Self-Employed, took part in this national online survey of their opinions on current health care reform proposals.

Published on June 24, 2009

KRISTIE ARSLAN Related Blog Posts

NASE Calls For National Self-Employment Initiative

Published on October 11, 2011

Five Big Myths About American Small Businesses [Commentary]

Published on May 25, 2011

NASE Testifies Before Senate Small Business Committee

Published on May 19, 2011

1099 Additional Reporting Law Repealed By Pres. Obama

Published on April 15, 2011

NASE Encourages Lawmakers To Stop Playing Politics

Published on April 07, 2011

Tax Day: Let's Make the Tax Code Fair [Commentary]

Published on March 14, 2011

Economic Recovery Starts with Small Business [Commentary]

Published on January 26, 2011

Self-Employment Keeps the Unemployment Rolls Low [Commentary]

Published on January 10, 2011

The Small Business Case For Extending Tax Cuts

Published on December 09, 2010

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

Published on December 07, 2010

NASE Calls On Congress To Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Small Business Owners

Published on December 03, 2010

What You Need To Know About The One-Year Tax Deduction On Health Costs for the Self-Employed

Published on September 30, 2010

Lawmakers Finally Act to Help Main Street

Published on September 17, 2010

Legislation Provides Needed Tax Breaks, Funding For Small Business [Commentary]

Published on September 14, 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

Senate Wakes Up and Pays Attention to Small Business [Commentary]

Published on July 13, 2010

Even Stephen Colbert Has Gone to Work in His Slippers...What About You?

Published on July 08, 2010

America’s Self-Employed: Not So “Bunny” [Commentary]

Published on June 14, 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

What You Need To Know About The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Published on April 29, 2010

Obama to Wall Street: Get on Board with Reform or Get Out of the Way [Commentary]

Published on April 23, 2010

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

Published on March 23, 2010

Promoting Entrepreneurship by Fixing a Broken Schedule C Tax Filing System [GUEST POST]

Published on February 17, 2010

Moving from Rhetoric to Policy: State of the Union Recap [Commentary]

Published on January 29, 2010

Self-Employed Again Left Out in the Cold; Minimal Help in Senate Health Bill

Published on December 22, 2009

A Call To Action

Published on December 11, 2009

CBO Confirms Health Coverage Will Cost More After Reform [Commentary]

Published on November 30, 2009

NASE At Small Business Financing Forum [Guest Post]

Published on November 19, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup (11/13)

Published on November 13, 2009

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

Published on November 09, 2009

NASE Members Attend Presidential Speech on Health Reform

Published on November 06, 2009

Can You Afford Health Coverage After Reform?

Published on November 04, 2009

TODAY: Health Reform Legislation Meets Small Biz Bottom Line

Published on October 22, 2009

Self-Employed Health Reform Teleconference Series

Published on October 20, 2009

The Window of Opportunity on Health Reform Slams Shut [Commentary]

Published on October 20, 2009

Health Reform’s Bait and Switch: "If you like what you have, you can keep it!" [Commentary]

Published on September 30, 2009

Baucus Approach to Health Reform May End Up Costing the Self-Employed [Commentary]

Published on September 22, 2009

Self-Employed React To Pres. Obama's Health Care Proposals

Published on September 17, 2009

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

Published on September 10, 2009

NASE Wish List for the President’s Health Care Speech

Published on September 09, 2009

Credit Card Companies Driving You Crazy? Have No Fear, President Obama is Here! [Commentary]

Published on August 24, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup (8/21)

Published on August 21, 2009

The Battle of the Sexes: Differing Perspectives on Health Reform [Commentary]

Published on August 19, 2009

Tax Equality for Self-Employed Missing from Health Bills

Published on August 13, 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

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

Published on July 20, 2009

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

Published on July 06, 2009

Financial Security in Difficult Economic Times [Commentary]

Published on June 30, 2009

"Making Work Pay" for the Self-Employed [Commentary]

Published on June 23, 2009

Health Care Reform Run Amok [Commentary]

Published on June 16, 2009

NASE on Health Insurance Mandates [Commentary]

Published on June 05, 2009

Wrapping Up A Great Small Business Week

Published on May 22, 2009

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