Unclaimed COVID Aid Cash for Self-Employed Magnificence Execs

The Skilled Magnificence Federation (PBF), a nonprofit commerce affiliation that was fashioned in 1999 to present voice to the over 600,000-licensed barbering/magnificence professionals in California, issued an alert and a proposal to self-employed magnificence and barber professionals: there may be COVID reduction assist that’s unclaimed and PBF is making it simple to use for these funds. 

The PBF created a self-guided, on-line portal to help self-employed people get better revenue disrupted by the pandemic via FFCRA tax credit. Whether or not these disruptions occurred in 2020 or 2021 or each, then they could be eligible for as much as $32,220 underneath the Households First Coronavirus Response Act. And, the PBF says, FFCRA cash can be utilized with out restrictions, in contrast to prior PPP funds or different federal loans.

“All of our magnificence and barber professionals felt the monetary pinch throughout the pandemic, and that is our probability as an affiliation to assist the business get some a lot wanted reduction,” says Fred Jones, PBF Authorized Counsel and Advocate. “We’ve been serving to employee-based salon homeowners for the previous yr apply and obtain tens of millions of {dollars} with ERC, and now now we have a chance to assist the self-employed — the true coronary heart and soul of our beloved business. Even when an impartial magnificence or barber employee acquired PPP, they nonetheless doubtless qualify. And if a self-employed skilled qualifies, the cash is theirs, free and clear without having to use for forgiveness.”

Easy methods to Apply 

The Households First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is a federal legislation handed within the US in 2020 to assist tackle the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on households and companies. In accordance with the alert from the PBF, certified self-employed magnificence and barbering taxpayers may obtain sick go away credit as much as $5,110 in every 2020 and 2021 in the event that they have been sick for any motive throughout the pandemic eligibility durations.

  • Self-employed professionals may additionally obtain household go away credit value as much as $10,000 in each 2020 and 2021 in the event that they needed to care for somebody, like a toddler caught at residence throughout these dreaded days of on-line education. It is a 100% refundable credit score, which the overwhelming majority of hair, pores and skin and nails professionals will not be even conscious they’re legally entitled.
  • The PBF has invested within the launch of a totally automated, self-guided on-line submission course of. Their aim is to verify each self-employed skilled maximizes their  share earlier than this system ends. And to go the additional mile for magnificence and barbering households, the PBF will permit the self-employed/1099 partner or important different of magnificence and barbering professionals to make use of the portal, even when they don’t work within the business.
  • PBF has partnered as soon as once more with Adesso Capital, a profitable partnership that helped over 10,000 magnificence professionals obtain PPP forgivable reduction funds and hundreds of employee-based salon homeowners acquired ERC credit. Collectively, the PBF has injected over $30 million {dollars} again into the wonder business prior to now two years, efficiently guiding magnificence professionals via the typically difficult authorities purposes.

For extra data on the way to apply, please go to www.ProBeautyRelief.com/ffcra.

About PBF

The PBFC is a nonprofit commerce affiliation that was fashioned in 1999 to present voice to the over 600,000-licensed barbering/magnificence professionals in California to boost the professionalism of the wonder and barbering business. Whereas their mission has by no means modified, their scope of illustration has expanded in recent times, as they blazed the reopening path for all Private Care professionals via two successive federal lawsuits in opposition to the California Governor, a coordinated, statewide #OpenSalonsNow grassroots marketing campaign and most not too long ago with their nationwide PPP and ERC help applications.

Earlier this yr PBF launched a brand new bank card service provider companies answer known as ProBeautyPay that gives the bottom bank card processing charges together with free tools. Final month PBF rolled out its healthcare answer for professionals known as ProBeautyHealth, a free tele-health membership that enables professionals to obtain rapid entry to medical doctors on their cellphone for many illnesses and keep away from pricey pressing care co-pays.

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