The tan tax repeal effort has been our industry’s calling card in Washington, D.C., for more than five years. The story of businesses closed and jobs lost, as a result of this unfair tax, has opened many doors for our industry. 2017 proved to be a difficult year for the new business-friendly administration, causing frustration… Continue Reading Tan Tax Repeal Effort Gaining Momentum in D.C.
Young salon owner brings political experience, new perspective to ASA board With nine tanning business locations, a distribution company and more than 100 employees depending on him at the age of 30, Zach Neugebauer has a lot riding on the future of indoor tanning. So, rather than sitting pat, focusing solely on his business and… Continue Reading Actions Speak Louder than Words
END THE WAR ON FEMALE BUSINESS OWNERS Male-dominated businesses are thriving while female business owners are being attacked by the federal government. Businesses that are dominated by men such as fitness clubs and non-salon businesses do not have to pay the tan tax. Fitness clubs are unregulated and unsupervised. While unregulated tanning continues to grow,… Continue Reading War on Women – June 25, 2018 Message
WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS ARE BEING ATTACKED Female business owners are being attacked by the federal government while male-dominated businesses are thriving. How do I know the federal government is targeting women? Fitness clubs and other non-salon businesses that are dominated by men don't have to pay the tan tax. Fitness clubs have unregulated, unsupervised tanning… Continue Reading War on Women – June 11, 2018 Message
HERE'S YOUR FIFTH MESSAGE: THE TAN TAX UNFAIRLY TARGETS WOMEN It's been eight years since the beginning of the unfair Tan Tax. What other industry has been selectively targeted and taxed? NONE. While 10,000 businesses have closed and more than 100,000 women have lost their jobs, fitness clubs and other less professional competitors are thriving.… Continue Reading War on Women – May 29, 2018 Message