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SOTU Reaction from the National Association for the Self-Employed Small Business Community Stands Ready to Work withPresident Obama

SOTU Reaction from the National Association for the Self-Employed Small Business Community Stands Ready to Work withPresident Obama

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WASHINGTON

After President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address, Kristie Arslan, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self- Employed (NASE),
the nation’s leading resource for the self
-employed and micro-
businesses, insisted the president’s agenda include a robust plan for the small business
community saying
“the small business community stands ready to work withPresident Obama”.
WASHINGTON

After President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address, Kristie Arslan, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self- Employed (NASE),
the nation’s leading resource for the self
-employed and micro-
businesses, insisted the president’s agenda include a robust plan for the small business
community saying
“the small business community stands ready to work withPresident Obama”.

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SOTU Reaction from the National Association for the Self-Employed
Small Business Community Stands Ready to Work withPresident Obama
 
WASHINGTON
 –
After President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Address, Kristie Arslan, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self- Employed (NASE), 
the nation’s leading resource for the self 
-employed and micro-
businesses, insisted the president’s agenda include a robust plan for the small business
community saying
“the small business community stands ready to work withPresident Obama”.
 
“I applaud the president for outlining an ambitious economic agenda to tackle our nation’s challenges,”
said Kristie Arslan, president and CEO of the National Association for the self-Employed (NASE).
“By working together, we can rebuild our 
economy with a stronger middle class supported by a thriving small businesscommunity. A true example of how we can effectively work together was therecent announcement of the new home office tax deduction filing option. As hard-working Americans, we go to work, represent the entrepreneurial spirit of ournation while contributing and improving the economy. The voices of the smallbusiness community will be crucial to advancing the national agenda and
rebuilding the economy.”
 The government recently announced it would offer anew, streamlined home office taxdeduction filing option for the small business community.
The nation’s small business
community must be supported by not only sound economic policies for existingbusinesses to thrive and expand, but also self-employment training assistance andmicro-lending programs that can help foster the creation of new businesses. These smallbusiness priorities include:
 
Implementation of new health care reform law taxes;
 
 
Reform of both the individual and corporate tax structure;
 
 
Reinstatement of the self-employment tax deduction on health insurance;
 
 
Expansion of the Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs);
 
 
Access to credit for small businesses;
 
 
Implementation of Self-Employment Assistance programs in all 50 states.
 
“As a self 
-employed business owner, I need a supportive economic environmentto grow
and expand my business,”
said Tiffany Y. Washington of  Washington Accounting Services, Inc., an NASE member.
“There are many steps the federal
government can take today to help small businesses like mine. The president andour elected leaders in Congress must not forget the 22-million self-employed and

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