Topics that Are Important to Small-Business Owners
Here’s a snapshot of how micro-business owners feel about the hot topics of the day.
Apr 01, 2009
Taxes have long been a source of frustration for the self-employed. With April 15th looming, a spotlight is shined on the need for reforming our federal tax system. The National Association for the Self-Employed has long supported tax simplification and tax fairness for micro-businesses.
Mar 01, 2009
Currently, 46 million Americans have no health insurance, with 60 percent of uninsured Americans representing owners, employees or dependents of those working in small business. With the economy continuing to decline, micro-business owners like you are making tough choices about how to keep their business afloat. Some are dropping health coverage due to the added cost burden.
Jan 31, 2009
The NASE has long been a fervent supporter of federal small-business programs that have a proven track record of efficiently aiding the self-employed and micro-businesses, such as the SBA Office of Advocacy, the Small Business Development Centers, and SCORE. With a new administration about to take office, there is opportunity to improve and expand current small business federal programs.
Nov 30, 2008
As the economic crisis facing our nation and the world continues to deepen, the self-employed and micro-business owners will have to make tough decisions regarding the operation of their business.
Oct 31, 2008
With the collapse of Wall Street and America’s financial services sector, the outlook for our economy is as grim as ever. Big questions loom regarding who is to blame and what actions, if any, should be taken. One thing is for certain, the ripple effect of this financial collapse will be felt by all and any bailout will affect all taxpayers, especially small business.
Jul 31, 2008
With the upcoming elections in November, the NASE is beginning to prepare for a new Congress and a new White House in 2009. We want to hit the ground running to make certain that policymakers are aware of the difficulties faced by the self-employed and micro-business owners. To ensure that the NASE prioritizes the issues important to your business, we need to hear from you about your top concerns.
Jun 02, 2008
The high price of energy has become a hot topic both on the news and here in Washington, DC. As a consumer you are experiencing the affects of these high costs at the gas pump.
Jun 01, 2008
More and more self-employed business owners are working out of their home. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, home-based businesses represent 52 percent of all firms.
May 01, 2008
As a micro-business owner, your cash flow plays an essential role in your ability to address the changing and growing needs of your business.
Apr 01, 2008
You can’t turn on the news or read a paper lately without hearing about the housing and mortgage crisis that is sweeping our country.