Nailpro - August 2018 - 73

DON'T CONSIDER
ANY JOB OFFER
WITHOUT
KNOWING HOW
YOU'LL BE
CLASSIFIED FOR
TAX PURPOSES.

owners, they're responsible for their entire
self-employment tax [Social Security and
Medicare]-generally 15.3 percent of total
income or more. In exchange for that
higher tax burden, self-employed workers
call all the shots with regard to their work.
They choose the prices, products and
protocols, and can't be bound by restrictive
covenants, like noncompete agreements."

If you don't believe a salon is classifying
techs properly, walk away-no matter how
great the opportunity may seem-and find
work where you'll be classified legally and
appropriately, Alberino says. NP
Leslie Henry is a business development
executive, licensed nail technician and the
blogger behind workplaypolish.com.

"Unfortunately, some salon owners don't
properly pay their employees, booth
renters or independent contractors
simply because they don't understand tax
law," says Genesis Skawski, a Colorado
Springs, Colorado-based nail tech and
educator with 18 years of experience.
Learn the difference between being
an employee and a self-employed
tech, and never rely on the salon to
know the correct classification. If you're
interviewing for a position that you
clearly understand as W-2 employment

"Independent
contractors and
booth renters should
never be treated as
employees."
(meaning, the salon will control most
aspects of your work, from service
pricing to your schedule), don't assume
that's how the salon will classify you; it's
imperative that you ask directly. As a W-2
employee, you'll give up the freedom to
manage your own work schedule, but in
return, the employer will pay half of your
Social Security and Medicare taxes (as per
the Federal Insurance Contributions Act,
or FICA) and withhold the other half from
your paycheck.
"Independent contractors and booth
renters should never be treated as
employees," says Tina Alberino, a licensed
cosmetologist, independent educator and
consultant for This Ugly Beauty Business in
Tampa, Florida. "As self-employed business

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