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National Association for the Self-Employed

  • An organization set up to improve the buying power and influence of small businesses
  • Business resources and access to experts on operations, taxes, finance, and retirement
  • Discounts on a variety of products and services


Founded in 1981 as a way to improve the collective buying power and influence of small business owners, the National Association for the Self-Employed provides a range of resources to help entrepreneurs start and grow their ventures. NASE also serves as an advocacy organization before the federal government and provides its members with benefits such as consolidated buying power for discounts on products and services.

Who’s it for?

Entrepreneurs and other self-employed people looking to improve their business knowledge or reduce their expenses.


The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) helps you start, run and grow your business through access to cost-saving benefits, business skills education, and 24-7 expert help to ensure your success.

Resources & Services


NASE works to provide focused, “how-to” resources and tools to assist entrepreneurs in running their business. These include a Learning Center, monthly newsletter, and access to professionals who can provide guidance on operations, finances, taxes, and retirement.


NASE provides a voice in Washington, D.C., on proposed legislation and other issues that can affect small businesses. Key issues include tax policy, affordable health coverage, retirement security, and tax-free internet.

Membership Benefits

NASE members enjoy consolidated buying power that results in lower costs on legal assistance, health care, office supplies, travel services, and many other products and services.


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