HERE’S YOUR SECOND MESSAGE: WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS HIT WITH UNFAIR TAN TAX! Before the 10% tan tax was implemented in 2010, there were more than 18,000 primarily women-owned tanning salons in the US employing more than 160,000 women. After eight years of this unfair tax, more than 10,000 businesses have closed and more than 100,000 women … Continue reading War on Women – April 16, 2018 Message
Danielle (Dani) Bissell is a great example of the professional and formidable women who make up the indoor tanning industry. Though Bissell’s story is not unlike those from women in other industries, there is one major difference. Bissell’s business is under attack by the federal government. Dani Bissell’s journey began like many young women who … Continue reading Help STOP the War on Women!
ASA President Melinda Norton appeared Friday on The Russ Clark show, a political radio broadcast, discussing the impact of the Tax Tax on tanning businesses, professional salon protocol and more. Listen below:
The American Suntanning Association has had several thousand meetings in Washington, DC over the past five years on behalf of your business and this industry. There are a lot of issues to cover and a lot of people to impact for our industry to meet our objectives. We are working to repeal the onerous 10 … Continue reading Join The Fight!
What can you do with a quarter in your business? These days, 25 cents doesn’t go too far, but when you add up tens of thousands of quarters from tanning businesses around the country, it’s a much different story. That’s why U.S. salons are asking their lotion suppliers to add a quarter to every bottle … Continue reading Support Your Industry One Quarter at a Time