Through NASE, the self-employed and micro-businesses have a powerful voice representing their interests. NASE has a strong track record of advocating for its Members on Capitol Hill.
Feb 27, 2008
NASE Tax Consultant Keith Hall testified on Capitol Hill regarding the importance of utilizing plain language in federal government forms and publications; and how reducing the confusion and complexity surrounding government forms and publications will benefit many small-business owners.
Oct 26, 2007
Rising health care costs are significantly hurting micro-business and impairing their ability to grow, compete and succeed. The NASE supports the increase in competition among health care carriers in the small group market to encourage lower premium costs.
Jul 13, 2007
A key obstacle facing small and micro-businesses is the lack of access to financing, which is essential for their start up and continued growth. One opportunity is the SBA’s loan programs. The NASE discusses the issues small business owners have in acquiring outside capital and advocates support, increased funding and improvements for the SBA Micro-loan program.
Apr 27, 2007
Unfair tax codes are the chief complaint to the Internal Revenue Service from self-employed and micro-businesses. Vague rules and complex forms are often the source of
non-compliance. NASE highlights some of the pros and cons of some of the proposals and includes alternate recommendations to increase compliance without burdening your business.
Keith Hall NASE National Tax Advisor
Testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology, Regarding "Plain Language in Paperwork – The Benefits to Small Business."
Scott Scribner NASE Member
Testifies before the House Small Business Committee Regarding Regulatory Burdens on Small Firms
Michael Beene NASE Senior Health Advisor
Testifies before the House Small Business Committee Regarding Health Care Reform.