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  • National Association For The Self-Employed (NASE) Names Kristie Arslan As New President & CEO

    Jul 11, 2011

    John Wright, Chairman of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)’s Board of Directors, announced today that Kristie Arslan, a ten-year veteran of the association, has assumed its leadership as President and CEO.

  • Economist Mark Zandi Supports Payroll Tax Fairness

    Jul 11, 2011

    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.

  • Small Biz To Congress & Obama: Don't Forget The Self-Employed

    Jul 07, 2011

    As President Obama meets with Congressional leaders to negotiate a potential debt-ceiling plan, NASE released the following statement urging policymakers to keep the 78 percent of the small business community represented by the self-employed and micro-businesses in mind as they consider measures to give employers a break under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA).

  • Make The Payroll Tax Extension Fair For American Small Businesses

    Jul 07, 2011

    With debt-ceiling talks thrown into limbo, Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement as Congress considers measures to give employers a break under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA).

  • Self-Employed to Lawmakers: Simplify The Tax Code

    Jun 30, 2011

    With spending up and revenues down, Senate lawmakers are looking to rein in the tax gap in order to bring down the national debt. The NASE has been very active in suggesting ways that the gap might be closed, including small changes to current tax code and tax policy.

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

    May 19, 2011

    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.

  • Self-Employed To Congress: Address Deficit Now

    May 17, 2011

    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).

  • NASE Offers Members New Cost Effective Payment Processing Benefit

    May 16, 2011

    Essential to starting and managing a business in this age of technology is the ability for businesses to accept credit and debit cards. This exclusive benefit offering to NASE members will help our self-employed members meet the needs of their customers.

  • National Small Business Week: May 16th-20th

    May 16, 2011

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) is teaming up with the SBA for the 10th year in a row to sponsor National Small Business Week 2011.

  • Congress Introduces Home Office Deduction Simplification Bill

    May 12, 2011

    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.

  • NASE Launches New Scholarship Program For Entrepreneurs

    Apr 26, 2011

    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.

  • 1099 Additional Reporting Law Repealed By Pres. Obama

    Apr 15, 2011

    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.

  • Last Minute Small Business Tax Tips From NASE National Tax Advisor, CPA

    Apr 13, 2011

    Small-business owners who have put off doing their 2010 tax return so far this year have less than two weeks until Tax Day. The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) has one piece of advice – don’t panic.

  • NASE Statement On White House Small Biz Meeting

    Apr 08, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement after a meeting with the White House on a Government shutdown’s effect on America’s small business community...

  • NASE: Gov't Shutdown Hurts Small Business

    Apr 07, 2011

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the NASE, released the following statement as the threat of a Government shutdown looms and its potential effect on America’s small business community...

  • NASE Lauds Senate For 1099 Repeal

    Apr 05, 2011

    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...

  • Self-Employed: How To Survive An Audit

    Mar 23, 2011

    The IRS expects one in six of total 2010 tax returns will be filed by self-employed Schedule C filers. A small percentage of those self-employed businesses will be subject to an audit each year.

  • Small Changes Still Needed To Nation's Health Care Law

    Mar 22, 2011

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

  • Small Biz RX To Secretary Sebelius' Comments At Senate Hearing

    Mar 17, 2011

    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.”

  • NASE Launches New Membership Offering And Redesigned Website For Small Business

    Mar 09, 2011

    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.

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