Resources For Mobile Barbers & Hairstylists

On this page you will find a really curated content, we gather all the resources yiou can use if you already are a mobile stylist or if you are thinking to become one.

There are a lot of blogs and websites out there talking about beauty, styling or even barbering and all types of haircuts, bang styles, buzz cuts. There is no need for one more. And we will mention a few of them on this page, the ones we consider to be the best or the most useful.

Data and number about the market :

All the data, the statistics to know more about the market you are in or about to enter.

Bureau of Labor Statistics propose a lot of interesting number on Barbers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists and Hair salon businesses : https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/barbers-hairstylists-and-cosmetologists.htm#tab-1 

A study of the whole industry from IBIS, it dates back a bit, but still very complete : https://codlrc.org/sites/default/files/IBIS_HairNailSalonsUS_IndustryReport.pdf

Legal questions resources :

Georgia State Board of Cosmetologists and Barbers : https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/16

To check the status of a license : http://verify.sos.ga.gov/verification/Search.aspx?facility=Y

To renew your Cosmetology license / Barber License / Hair Designer : https://secure.sos.state.ga.us/mylicense/Login.aspx?process=app

 

Insurances for hair stylists

One of the specialist of hair stylits even mobile stylists is elitebeautysociety.com

 

Taxes

When it come to taxes, hard to let aside Intuit / Turbotax, this article is really interesting because practical and focus on a few major prices of advices : https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tips/self-employment-taxes/tax-topics-for-freelancers-contractors-and-consultants/L3hB3EjOs

The official, not other comment : https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed/independent-contractor-self-employed-or-employee

 

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