SELF EMPLOYMENT TAX Related News Articles

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

What Is The Self-Employment Tax?

Published on June 20, 2012

The Tax Deduction Mitt Romney Did Not Take (New York Times)

Oddly, there was one strategy that Mr. Romney did not use — a full deduction for health insurance premiums that is available to most self-employed people. Read on as the NASE explains why.

Published on January 25, 2012

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

Self-Employed Workers Can Reduce Health Insurance Costs (USA TODAY)

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) estimates the provision will save self-employed business owners $456 to $968 in taxes, based on average health insurance premiums.

Published on April 05, 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

Small Biz RX To Secretary Sebelius' Comments At Senate Hearing

Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement in response to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ testimony before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Hearing, “Health Reform: Lessons Learned During the First Year.”

Published on March 17, 2011

A New Tax Break For The Self-Employed (NY Times)

The National Association for the Self-Employed said it expected that the new provision would save self-employed business owners anywhere from $456 to $968, on average. It based those numbers on the average premiums paid by single individuals and families.

Published on September 29, 2010

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

NASE National Tax Advisor To Congress: Support Extending Tax Incentives For Small Biz

When appearing before Congress, NASE National Tax Advisor and Certified Public Accountant, Keith Hall, has one piece of advice for lawmakers – in order to continue growing and creating jobs, small businesses need to be able to count on a number of tax incentives

Published on December 11, 2009

The Self-Employed Push To Repeal The 'Health-Care Tax' (BusinessWeek)

The nation's 9 million self-employed—sole proprietors with few or no employees, contract workers, and freelancers—constitute about 8% of the total U.S. labor force, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (The Census Bureau counts 22 million sole-proprietors, but it's not clear how many of those may be payroll workers as well.) "You correct this, think of the widespread health benefit you would give to so many people," says Kristie Arslan, executive director of the lobbying group National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), which represents the self-employed in Washington.

Published on August 11, 2009

Self-employed Health Insurance Deductibility - Will It Get Lost in the Shuffle? (OPEN Forum)

If you are a self-employed business owner, today you can deduct 100% of what you pay for your health insurance premiums off your adjusted gross income for Federal income tax purposes. It’s a considerable benefit – one that I find is frequently overlooked in media reports about health insurance for the self-employed. I’ve even run into some small business owners – and aspiring business owners – who seem unaware of the provision. And that’s a shame, because it’s a valuable benefit. However, as good as that benefit is, you still have to pay a 15.3% self-employment (FICA) tax on those premiums.

Published on July 20, 2009


One Down, 22 Million To Go

Published on March 05, 2012

Small Biz State Of The Union & Campaigns

Published on January 26, 2012

Still Doing 2010 Taxes And Trying To Obtain Health Insurance Deduction [Ask The Experts Q & A]

Published on August 31, 2011

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

Published on March 14, 2011

2009 Tax Changes For Micro-Businesses

Published on January 14, 2010

A Call To Action

Published on December 11, 2009

Small Biz Health Care Roundup (8/21)

Published on August 21, 2009

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

Published on August 03, 2009

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