NASE Advocacy Efforts

Know Your Self-Employed Rights

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.

  • NASE Releases "ACA in Brief"

    Jul 08, 2013

    Today, the National Association for the Self-Employed released a comprehensive two-page brief on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the self-employed, including some remaining questions the self-employed have as we approach the October 1, 2013 deadline for open enrollment in the Exchange marketplace.

  • NASE Supports Reforms to Flexible Spending Accounts

    May 16, 2013

    NASE joined several other organizations in a letter to Congress requesting changes to medical flexible spending accounts (FSA) "use-it or lose-it" rule.

  • NASE Continues to Provide Critical Input on Tax Reform Proposal

    May 15, 2013

    In a statement to the House Ways and Means Committee, the National Association for the Self-Employed continues to emphasize the need for comprehensive tax reform that is inclusive of the 22 million self-employed.

  • Learn More About the Marketplace Fairness Act and Share Your Thoughts

    May 13, 2013

    On Monday, May 6, 2013, the United States Senate passed S. 743, Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013, by a vote of 69-27 (with four Senators not voting). Requiring catalog and internet merchants to collect and remit sales tax to states. The legislation exempts those companies whose revenue does not exceed $1 million in internet sales.

  • In IRS Comment Letter, NASE Supports the Simplified Home Office Deduction

    Apr 16, 2013

    In response to the IRS's request for comment on the simplified home office deduction, the NASE enthusiastically supported the proposed change.

  • NASE Provides Critical Feedback to Small Business Tax Reform Discussion Draft

    Apr 15, 2013

    In a April 15th letter to Chairman Camp, Congressman Buchanan, and Congresswoman Schwartz, the NASE was critical but encouraging towards the reform efforts.

  • NASE Shares Frustration in Continued Delays on Implementation of the JOBS Act

    Apr 15, 2013

    On Thursday, April 11, 2013, the House Small Business subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations held a hearing on the implementation of the JOBS Act, which has been significantly delayed due to regulatory inaction, the NASE submitted an official Statement of the Record expressing our exacerbation on the lack of action.

  • NASE Provides Comment on Small Business Hearing Focused on Tax Reform

    Apr 15, 2013

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) respectfully submits this official statement for the record on today’s hearing, “Small Business Tax Reform: Growth Through Simplicity.”

  • H.R. 886 Calls for Permanent Deduction to Health Insurance Deduction for Self-Employed

    Mar 20, 2013

    Legislation making permanent the health insurance deduction for the self-employed was introduced by Representatives Gerlach (R-PA) and Kind (D-WI) in February, today received the full support of the National Association for the Self-Employed in a letter to the two lawmakers.

  • NASE Comments on ACA Tax Provisions: Highlights Lack of Options for SE

    Mar 20, 2013

    The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) respectfully submits this official statement for the record on the Subcommittee on Oversight’s hearing held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. For the 22 million self-employed Americans (78% of all small business in the United States), we continue to voice the same concerns we have had on the tax-related provisions included in the Affordable Care Act and their impact on America’s smallest businesses, the self-employed.