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  • Briefing: Self-Employment Health Insurance Tax Deduction

    Mar 08, 2011

    **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.

  • NASE Praises House Repeal of 1099 Provision

    Mar 04, 2011

    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...

  • House Introduces Tax Savings Legislation For The Self Employed

    Mar 03, 2011

    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.

  • Tax Time: Deducting The Business Use Of Your Automobile

    Mar 02, 2011

    Business expenses come with the territory when you are an entrepreneur. Some expenses, however, can be easy to miss come tax time because they do not show up in your business checkbook.

  • Small Business Worker Classification: Independent Contractor Or Employee?

    Feb 10, 2011

    The self-employed contribute a mighty portion to the U.S. economy – nearly $1 trillion. There is no question that they are helping create jobs by growing and hiring new workers. The question is, by hiring additional workers, are micro-businesses (those with 10 or fewer employees) actually creating more paperwork for themselves?

  • Self-Employed: Take An SE Tax Deduction For Health Insurance Costs

    Feb 03, 2011

    For the 2010 tax year, self-employed business owners can have one more deduction to claim – their health insurance costs.

  • Small Biz Is Critical To Boosting The Economy

    Jan 26, 2011

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

  • 2010 Micro-Business Year In Review

    Dec 16, 2010

    The self-employed and micro-business owners continued to plan for business, educational and personal success in 2010. They also became crusaders for legislation for America’s smallest businesses and fair tax treatment.

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

    Dec 07, 2010

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement on the compromise between President Obama and Congressional leaders on extending the Bush-era tax cuts, leading the way for economic relief for the small business community and the middle-class...

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

    Dec 02, 2010

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for the middle-class...

  • NASE Applauds Supportive Comments By President On Small Biz

    Nov 03, 2010

    Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement after the President delivered supportive comments on small business priorities at a press conference earlier today...

  • Small Business Jobs & Credit Act Signed Into Law

    Sep 28, 2010

    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).

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

    Sep 23, 2010

    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.

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

    Sep 23, 2010

    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...

  • NASE: Lawmakers Finally Act to Help Main Street

    Sep 16, 2010

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) applauds the Senate in their passage today of the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297). In an era where the self-employed and micro-businesses (fewer than 10 employees) have grown faster than any business type, yet receive the least recognition and support from the federal government, this bill is a key first step in providing tax and access to capital relief for America’s smallest businesses.

  • Statement On The Small Business Jobs Act - September 14, 2010

    Sep 14, 2010

    As the U.S. Senate advances the Small Business Jobs Act, Kristie Arslan, Executive Director of the Legislative Offices of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), released the following statement...

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

    Aug 18, 2010

    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.

  • Internet Whiz Receives NASE College Scholarship Worth Up To $24,000

    Aug 04, 2010

    As the NASE Future Entrepreneur, Zachary Gosling receives a college scholarship worth up to $24,000.

  • NASE Gives $92,000 In College Scholarships

    Aug 04, 2010

    Just as states across the nation are cutting financial aid due to budget shortfalls, the National Association for the Self-Employed awarded $92,000 in scholarship money to help 20 families send their children to college.

  • Small Biz Lending Fund Wins Key Vote In Senate

    Jul 27, 2010

    After days of contentious dialogue among Democrats and Republicans, an amendment to create a $30 billion lending fund for small businesses passed its first key vote in the Senate leading the way to further debate and a vote on the Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297).

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