State Cosmetology Boards
Need to contact your local state board? Find them here.
Cosmetics Health & Safety
Learn more about the science and safety behind your favourite products.
Learn more about key issues affecting California in the Dynamex Brief.
Supreme Court Dynamex Decision
Learn more about key issues affecting California in the Supreme Court Dynamex decision.
SB490 Commission Compensation Legislation
Learn more about key issues affecting California in the SB490 Commission Compensation Legislation.
Piece Rate Legislation Overview
Learn more about the Piece Rate Legislation Overview.
Piece Rate Fact Sheet
Learn more about the Piece Rate Fact Sheet.
Piece Rate Compensation
Learn more about the Piece Rate Compensation.
Your Safety First
Learn more about Occupational Licensing resource your safety first.
Public Opinion Poll Infographic
Learn more about the factors that influence consumer decisions when choosing a hair salon, nail salon, or barber shop.
Public Opinion Poll One-Pager
Learn more about the public supporting occupational licensing in the professional beauty industry.
IRS Form SS-8
Official IRS form. Firms and workers file Form SS-8 to request a determination of the status of a worker for purposes of federal employment taxes and income tax withholding.
IRS Form 1040-ES
Use this package to figure and pay your estimated tax. If you are not required to make estimated tax payments for 2018, you can discard this package.
IRS Form 941
Employers who withhold income taxes, social security tax, or Medicare tax from employee’s pay checks, or who must pay the employer’s portion of social security or Medicare tax.
Tax Tips for the Cosmetology & Barber Industry
Whether you’re a shop owner, employee, or booth renter (independent contractor), you need to know your federal tax responsibilities, including how to report your income.
Cash Intensive Business Audit Techniques Guide
Beauty and Barber Shops This beauty salon guide is composed of collective information from audits, interviews of salon owners, and contacts with the state departments.
Independent Contractor Defined
Learn more about what defines an Independent Contractor.
Self Employed Individuals Tax Center
Learn more about self employed individuals for tax resources.
Forms & Associated Taxes for Independent Contractors
Learn more about associated taxes for independent contractors.
Highlights of Tax Reform for Business
Learn more about the highlights of tax reform for businesses.
Employer’s Tax Guide
Publication 15 (Circular E), Employer’s Tax Guide, explains your tax responsibilities as an employer. It also includes tax tables that you need to figure the taxes to withhold from each employee.
Starting a Business & Keeping Records
This publication provides basic federal tax information for people who are starting a business. It also provides information on keeping records and illustrates a record keeping system.
Present Law & Background Relating to Worker Classification for Taxes
In 1987, based on an examination of cases and rulings, the IRS developed a list of 20 factors that may be examined in determining whether an employer-employee relationship exists.
What you need to know about federal taxes when hiring employees or contractors, IRS Worker Classification Webinar, Payments to Independent Contractors.
UV Lamps for Nail Gels – Facts, Science, & Common Sense
Ergonomic Basics for Nail Professionals
Facts about Salon Nail Polish Products for Consumers
Gel Manicures & Pedicures
What, why, and how about this popular nail trend.
Guideline for Cleaning, Disinfecting, Manicuring & Enhancement Equipment
A handy reference for Nail Professionals on proper manicure & enhancement equipment cleaning/disinfecting.
Guideline for Controlling & Minimizing Inhalation Exposure to Nail Products
Guideline for Controlling & Minimizing Skin Exposure to Nail Products
Investigation of the Potential for Microbial Contamination in Nail Polish (2008)
Methyl Methacrylate Monomers What is MMA?
Nail Hardeners: Formaldehyde or Formalin?
Nail Salon Workers: Health & Safety, Working Conditions, Compensation, & Demographics
Pedicure Equipment Cleaning & Disinfecting Procedures
UV Gel Manicures
Proper Removal for Continued Nail Health.
UV Nail Lamp Study
HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?
Email PBA’s Director of Government Affairs, Myra Irizarry.