Spa Space Blog

How to File 1099 Taxes As An Independent Spa or Salon Contractor

Tax season is officially underway and sometimes this can be overwhelming, especially if you’re an independent contractor. We can probably all agree…taxes are no fun, however, they are part of life as a business owner. There are so many things to take into account that can impact the way you file and how much money you may be entitled to (or expected to pay). You’ll need to file a tax return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) if your net earnings from self-employment are $400 or more. Along with your 1040 form, you’ll file a Schedule C to calculate your net income, also known as the loss for your business. You can file a Schedule C-EZ form if you have less than $5,000 in business expenses.

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Spa Leaders We Love

The Female Founders Who Inspire Us

Female spa leaders are an incredible breed. The industry is built on wellness, health, compassion, beauty, and relationships — and these successful spa professionals have a personal passion for all of these things. They live, breath, and embody the art of wellness. 

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A Flexible Work Environment is the Future of the Spa Industry

Adaptation to the Pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, the health and wellness sector has seen big changes as consumers adapted to life without gyms and fitness centers, regular doctors visits, and even self-care activities like massages and facials. But as we progressed, just as consumers found ways to continue to invest in their health, the spa industry pivoted to ensure safety throughout its facilities. 

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Nice Currencies of Choice

Kim Seeling Smith, blogger at Worklife by Atlassian has identified nine factors that influence whether employees stay or leave a job. Called “Currencies of Choice,” Atlassian discovered them as the result of reverse-engineering during 5,000 exit interviews she conducted with an international team of recruiters over the course of 15 years.

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Top 3 Benefits of Being a 1099 Employee

At Spa Space, all of our expert estheticians and massage therapists are actually independent contractors, also known as freelancers or 1099 employees. While there are pros and cons to every employment classification, many professionals find the benefits of being an independent contractor quite compelling. 

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Looking Beyond the Spa Menu

Beyond the Spa Menu

As we emerge from 18 months of unprecedented change and circumstances, many of us are taking the time to evaluate our lives with intention. Are you returning to the life you want or the life you had? 

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