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Legally Speaking: Beating a Salon Non-Compete?
On this episode of Legally Speaking, we welcome Sarah Vogel, a licensed attorney based in Oregon, to our program to talk about non-competes and non-solicitation agreements within a salon. Sarah will detail the difference between the two, what the limitations are, if they are enforceable, and ways to beat them as well as answer some questions from our group members. Disclaimer: Sarah Vogel is a licensed attorney within Oregon only. The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. Further, the information given in this video does not create an attorney-client relationship. It is the responsibility of the viewer to hire a licensed attorney in their jurisdiction prior to or refraining from taking any action that may affect the viewer's legal rights.
The Lesson: What You Need To Know About Stylist Insurance
In this episode of The Lesson, we discuss the limitations of BBI's policy as well as some discuss the perks of having a policy. The Sovereign Stylist has partnered with Beauty and Bodyworks Insurance (BBI) to help inform stylists of the importance of liability insurance within the beauty industry as well as give a discount on their liability policy for our paid members. Join 40,000 other beauty professionals who protect their business with a BBI policy today! We would like to thank Chris Van Leeuwen and BBI for taking time out of their day to help with arranging this video.
Be Accountable: Tips on Hiring a Beauty Industry Accountant
To book your FREE 15-minute consultation with The Sovereign Stylist resident accountant, Rose Linder, please follow this link: https://calendly.com/darodallc/15min For episode 5 of 'Be Accountable,' we answer your questions about what to look for in an accountant. We also touch on the process of switching and firing your accountant. Instead of being sold by an accountant, learn the secrets to Standing Tall during that first meeting!
The Price is Right: How to Price Salon Services
Pulling numbers out of thin air for pricing makes it pretty much impossible to know if you are making money or not. There is a methodology to setting salon price and guessing will almost guarantee you will not make money. In this episode of Be Accountable, LeeAnn talks with accountant Rose Linder and walk you through how to set your salon prices. Here's the link to our website where you can find the formulas talked about in this video: https://www.thesovereignstylist.org/setting-prices
Who are You: Business Entities
How should you file your salon business taxes? Sole Proprietor? Partnership? C-Corporation? S-Corporation? LLC? LeeAnn talks with accountant Rose Linder about the different business entities and the details about each entity. IRS Website to Apply for EIN: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/apply-for-an-employer-identification-number-ein-online
Write it Off: Tax Deductions
The world of tax deductions can be a maze of a migraine. Our partner, Rose Linder, helps clarify several of our community's most requested questions. Topics range from Deduction Type, Clothing Deductions, Milage, and more. IRS Depreciation Instructions: https://www.irs.gov/instructions/i4562?fbclid=IwAR0WLaFmN5meplJ7NahExLHMH34jYtirpjsf5LZTTKSOFmS1bJOE1Qbhk2M#idm139765158218176 Tax Write-offs for Independent Stylist: https://www.thesovereignstylist.org/tax-write-off-independent Tax Write-offs for Salon Owners with Employees: https://www.thesovereignstylist.org/tax-write-off-owner-w-employee Tax Write-offs for Salon Owners with Independent Stylists: https://www.thesovereignstylist.org/tax-write-off-owner-w-employee
The Sovereign Confessions: Covid Positive
Testing positive for COVID-19 can be scary. The media, medical professionals, and personal stories can feel as though it is a death sentence. Today, we interview Melissa Hoff, a stylist in Louisiana, who tested positive at the beginning of July 2020. Here are a few of her thoughts on how she handled client relations, herself, and her staff as well as the aftermath of the virus. The Sovereign Stylist is not a Healthcare Organization, nor should this video be taken as medical advice. Always consult a medical professional for all medical needs, questions, or if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been given a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. Check out our blogs and more resources at our website: Don't forget to join our FB group: https://bit.ly/3237wAa
The Sovereign Confessions: Celebrity Status with Ursula Goff
Ursula Goff has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2003. Not only is she a salon owner, educator and major influencer in the industry, she has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in sociology. She is internationally published and now making the transition to wigs and creating art pieces, Join LeeAnn as she interviews Ursula about her career and what it is like to be a "trendsetter" for the cosmetology industry. Check out our FB group: https://bit.ly/3237wAa And our webpage: www.thesovereignstylist.org