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NASE Will Encourage All 50 States to Adopt Self-Employment Assistance Program in 2013

The Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEA) is designed to encourage and support unemployed individuals in creating their own jobs by starting their own small businesses.

Published on December 19, 2012

Washington Watch - June 20, 2012

Published on June 20, 2012

Washington Watch - June 6, 2012

Published on June 06, 2012

Washington Watch - May 23, 2012

Published on May 23, 2012

Business Owners Take SBA Chief To Task (

Kristie Arslan, president of the National Association for the Self-Employed who just started her own gourmet popcorn company, said she had received "invaluable support" from an SBDC.

Published on May 21, 2012

National Small Business Week: May 20th-26th

More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA). The NASE is teaming up with the SBA for the 11th year in a row to sponsor National Small Business Week.

Published on May 20, 2012

Washington Watch - January 18, 2012

Published on January 18, 2012

Small Businesses Support SBA Cabinet Level Status

As news reports circulate that President Obama will recommend the Small Business Administration (SBA) be elevated to Cabinet-level status, Kristie Arslan, President and CEO of the NASE, reacted by supporting the effort saying “it signals the importance of the small business community to our national economy.”

Published on January 13, 2012

Washington Watch - November 30, 2011

Published on November 30, 2011

Washington Watch - November 23, 2011

Published on November 23, 2011

Washington Watch - July 6, 2011

Published on July 06, 2011

Washington Watch - June 8, 2011

Published on June 08, 2011

Washington Watch - May 4, 2011

Published on May 04, 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1099 Additional Reporting Law Repealed By Pres.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 - March 2, 2011

Published on March 02, 2011

Washington Watch - February 24, 2011

Published on February 24, 2011

Washington Watch - January 5, 2011

Published on January 05, 2011

Washington Watch - December 1, 2010

Published on December 01, 2010

Washington Watch - November 24, 2010

Published on November 24, 2010

Washington Watch - October 6, 2010

Published on October 06, 2010

Washington Watch - August 4, 2010

Published on August 04, 2010

NASE on CNBC - Obama vs. Business

NASE’s Kristie Arslan points out that the Small Business Jobs Act is a great first step toward completing a long list of priorities for the self-employed. In particular, Kristie says, the tax provision that allows the self-employed to take a one-year deduction of their health costs is key.

Published on July 29, 2010

Senate Wakes Up and Pays Attention to Small Business (Huffington Post)

On the eve of expiration for a number of key small business tax deductions and with the Small Business Administration running out of funding for small business loans, the U.S. Senate finally wakes up and begins to pay attention to small business.

Published on July 13, 2010

Washington Watch - June 30, 2010

Published on June 30, 2010

Washington Watch - June 23, 2010

Published on June 23, 2010

Washington Watch - May 26, 2010

Published on May 26, 2010

Disaster Aid For Gulf Coast Small Businesses

Published on May 21, 2010

Washington Watch - May 19, 2010

Published on May 19, 2010

Washington Watch - May 5, 2010

Published on May 05, 2010

Washington Watch - February 17, 2010

Published on February 17, 2010

Washington Watch - January 14, 2010

Published on January 14, 2010

“Mr. President, The Self-Employed Need Your Help,” Says NASE

During a meeting with President Obama, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) made sure to mention that micro-businesses are still facing difficulties getting access to credit and financing and that health costs are crippling the backbone of the American economy – the self-employed.

Published on October 22, 2009

Washington Watch - August 12, 2009

Published on August 12, 2009

SBA Related Blog Posts

The 4 Biggest Resources for Self-Employed Business Owners

As a self-employed business owner, you have a variety of resources available to you. These resources can help you with everything from marketing your business to finding health insurance. In this article, we'll take a look at four of the biggest resources for self-employed business owners. Whether you're just starting out or you've been in business for years, these organizations can provide you with the support you need to be successful.

Published on July 02, 2022

Changes to the SBA Contract Rule for Women-Owned Small Businesses

Published on May 10, 2013

Small businesses have a shot at winning $10,000 from SBA & VISA

Published on March 07, 2013

SBA launches new online tool to aid the self-employed

Published on February 07, 2013

Federal Help for Small Businesses

Both the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Small Business Administration have recently introduced plans aimed at helping small businesses with government procurement and startup funding, respectively.

Published on February 04, 2013

SBA: Small Businesses Continue To Struggle With Financing

Published on September 19, 2011

Be Safe Out There!

Published on August 24, 2011

A Markup With The House Small Biz Committee

Published on July 21, 2011

Do Your Employees Think Like Owners? [Link Roundup]

Published on March 04, 2011

Contracting for Women-Owned Small Businesses

Published on February 03, 2011

The SBA Lends a Hand

Published on January 27, 2011

Small Biz Lending Provisions In Jobs Act

Published on October 19, 2010

Ask SBA Administrator Mills A Question

Published on September 24, 2010

Feeling The Regulatory Burden

Published on September 22, 2010

Labor Day Links

Published on September 03, 2010

SBA Offers Help to Small Businesses in the Gulf

Published on May 07, 2010

SBA Warns of Loan Scam

Published on April 05, 2010

Extra, Extra! [News]

Published on December 28, 2009

Flu Season Preparedness

Published on September 15, 2009

Help with SBA Loans

Published on August 27, 2009

Contracting and Loans [SBA News]

Published on August 24, 2009

ARC Loans: Easier Said Than Done?

Published on August 04, 2009

Congress Moves to Reauthorize Small Biz Innovation Programs

Published on July 21, 2009

SBA Finds Top Lenders to Small Businesses

Published on May 29, 2009

Administrator Watch

Published on May 15, 2009

Celebrate Small Business!

Published on May 14, 2009

Stimulus News

Published on April 28, 2009

Positions Filled at SBA

Published on April 17, 2009

Procurement Part II

Published on March 15, 2009

Super (Small Business) Women

Published on March 11, 2009

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