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  • NASE & Abounding Business Conference 2016 Partner to Help Small Businesses Succeed

    Nov 04, 2015

    From navigating the complex tax code to retirement savings and affordable health care, small business owners encounter a myriad of challenges to operating a successful business. In order to help America’s entrepreneurs succeed, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) announced today a new partnership with Abounding Business Conference 2016, a 10-city business conference tour to empower small business owners to grow profitable businesses while pursuing their passion.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards Second-Quarter Small Business Growth Grants

    Sep 22, 2015

    Three small businesses have been awarded $12,000 in Growth Grants from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. Earlier this year, NASE announced they would be expanding their Growth Grant program to award over $48,000 in small business grants in 2015, an increase from the $20,000 awarded in 2014.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards $12,000 in Education Scholarships

    Aug 03, 2015

    As back to school season approaches and first year college students across the country prepare to pay rising costs of higher education tuition, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced the awarding of $12,000 in educational scholarships to four dependents of current NASE members.

  • One Week & Counting … Small Businesses Fined $700 Per Employee During First Week of Unfair IRS Rule

    Jul 08, 2015

    One week after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) started enforcing a new, unfair policy on small businesses that offer traditional health reimbursement accounts (HRAs), America’s small businesses have already incurred a possible $700 in fines per employee over the last week.

  • Unfair IRS Rule Going Into Effect Today Would Have “Devastating Effects” on America’s Small Businesses

    Jul 01, 2015

    A new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) policy imposing a $100 a day fine per employee on small businesses that offer traditional health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) goes into effect today and the consequences could be crippling for America’s smallest employers.

  • Small Business Community Response to Supreme Court Decision in King v. Burwell

    Jun 25, 2015

    As the Supreme Court of the United States today handed down its ruling in the King v. Burwell health care case, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, hailed the decision calling it a “clear win for millions of Americans who now have access to health care, including those who consider themselves part of our country’s small business community.”

  • Michigan Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    Jun 18, 2015

    Michigan based small business, Forensic Foundations Group, a forensic sciences consulting firm launched in 2013 based in Dewitt, Michigan, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • Boston Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    May 21, 2015

    Boston small business, The SoLa Look, a makeup line launched in 2013 based in Massachusetts but with an online reach around the country, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Awards First-Quarter Small Business Growth Grants

    May 13, 2015

    Three small businesses have been awarded $12,000 in Growth Grants from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. Earlier this year, NASE announced they would be expanding their Growth Grant program to award over $48,000 in small business grants in 2015, an increase from the $20,000 awarded in 2014.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Celebrates America’s Small Business Community as Part of “National Small Business Week”

    May 05, 2015

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for self-employed and micro-businesses, today salutes America’s nearly 27 million smallest businesses for their contributions to our national and local economies during this week’s National Small Business Week. The NASE is a proud sponsor of the week long effort, lead by The Small Business Administration (SBA), who is holding events around the country to showcase the power and influence of America’s small business community.

  • Indiana Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    Apr 29, 2015

    Whiting, Indiana area small business, Insight Garden, a small business media and marketing firm helping to cultivate ideas that will have a powerful marketplace impact for clients, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • “7 in 7” – National Association for the Self-Employed Releases 7 Tips for the Final 7 Business Days before April 15th Tax Deadline

    Apr 06, 2015

    As we approach the last seven business days until this year’s tax deadline, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released “7 in 7”, a list of seven helpful tax tips for filing beneficial and accurate tax returns. The “7 in 7” list released today by NASE is in preparation for April 6th, marking the last seven business days before the April 15th tax deadline.

  • National Association for the Self-Employed Announces Extension of Deadline for Education Scholarship

    Apr 01, 2015

    As graduation season approaches and the rising costs of higher education looms large for most Americans, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today announced the deadline for the association’s scholarship program has been extended until April 30th, 2015.

  • Frederick, MD Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    Mar 30, 2015

    Frederick, Maryland area small business, White House Memories, a small business specializing in telling behind-the-scenes stories of entertaining in the White House, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • 2014 Tax Code Updates and Filing Tips for American Taxpayers

    Mar 20, 2015

    With a month until the April 15th deadline when millions of Americans and small businesses must file their 2014 tax returns, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released a list of changes and updates to the tax code along with important tips and resources for filing accurate returns.

  • NASE Welcomes “Freelance Economy” Entrepreneurs to the Largest Small Business Demographic

    Feb 26, 2015

    Whether it’s the private car service Uber or Lyft, the online marketplace Etsy or an accommodation provider called AirBnb, these small and individual entrepreneurs operating in the shared services space are part of the growing small business community in what is being called, the “freelance economy”. TheNational Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, welcomes these new entrepreneurs to the largest small business demographic while reminding them of their rights and responsibilities.

  • Detroit Area Small Business Selected as National Association for the Self-Employed “Member Spotlight”

    Feb 24, 2015

    Local Detroit area small business, McConnell Communications, a small business specializing in personally managed, customized communications campaigns to help clients reach a target audience, has been selected as this month’s National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) “Member Spotlight.” The National Association for the Self-Employed is the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community.

  • NASE Responds to Delay of HRA Guidance

    Feb 18, 2015

    Katie Vlietstra, Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs for the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today offered the following reaction to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s announcement that it is delaying the enforcement of the technical guidance issued in September 2013 regarding Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs), a key health care tool for America’s smallest employers.

  • Changes to the Tax Code and Tips You Need to Know Before Filing Your 2014 Taxes

    Feb 05, 2015

    As the American public and millions of small businesses prepare to file their 2014 tax returns, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-businesses, today released a list of changes to the tax code along with important tips and resources for filing accurate returns.

  • San Jose Area Small Business Selected as National “Growth Grant” Award Winner

    Feb 02, 2015

    Local San Jose area small business, Habla Language Services, has been awarded a $4,000 Growth Grant from the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community. Habla Language Services, located in San Jose, California, provides a unique approach to language learning by designing stream-lined, picture-based workshops to help students learn Spanish and English as a Second Language (ESL) for personal or professional growth and citizenship.

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