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Are Your Tax Records A Mess?

Annual Tax Mess Organizer For Nail Techs, Manicurists & Salon Owners is a book designed for self-employed individuals who have difficulty keeping track of their expenses during the business year.

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7 Tips From a Tax Whiz

Larry Kopsa, a partner at York, Neb.-based Kopsa Otte, offers these handy tips to make sure you stay on the IRS’s good side.

Tip Tuesday: Get Organized Once & For All

It’s officially spring, so not only should you be cleaning out your salon, but you should be embracing organization and change for the better. Our favorite organizational guru, Sara Barba of XOXOrganizing, shares her tips for getting your business in order for spring and beyond.

Never (Say Never) Again!

Tax-time makes Maggie rethink her earlier decision to hire an employee.

Misclassification: The Ultimate Nightmare

It is a true, life-changing story that can easily happen to anyone who is not classifying salon personnel correctly in the eyes of the government. You probably think you know the rules about employment classifications, but you’re probably wrong.

6 Last-Minute Tax Tips

It’s almost time to pay the taxman. If you haven’t filed your returns, don’t fret. These tips can help ease the pain. 

My Other Life: Marie Soto, Tax and Accounting Business

“I love numbers. Call me crazy, but they’re fun,” says Marie Soto, owner of At Your Hands & Feet inside Antwon’s Salon in Glendale, Ariz. Good thing she’s fond of figures because she’s also the owner of Soto Tax and Accounting.

My Day as a Beauty Industry Lobbyist

I visit Capitol Hill with the Professional Beauty Association to talk about pending legislation that could save salon owners thousands of dollars. Part of a PBA Lobby Day team, I met with Congress members to help the beauty industry’s voice be heard.

Know Your Compensation Options

Believe it or not, some techs graduate from nail school and immediately open up their own salon. Most, however, wait to get some experience first. If you’re not ready for salon ownership, you can get to work as either an employee or a booth renter. Read on to learn the differences between these types of techs.

Follow the Money

For booth renters and salon owners, keeping track of income and expenses is not the most exciting task, but it’s a necessary one.  Keeping your business records in order will not only keep Uncle Sam smiling, it will enable you to understand your financial footing.