Rep. LaHood Holds Roundtable to Discuss Importance of Extending Tip Tax Credit to Salon Industry

PEORIA, IL — Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL) hosted a community roundtable with stakeholders across the hair care and beauty service industry yesterday to discuss his bipartisan legislation to update current law to provide equitable treatment and administrative relief to these small businesses. This legislation, introduced with Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), would extend the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) tax tip credit to employer-based beauty service establishments where tipping is also customary—just as the food service industry was granted in 1993. Currently, over 80 percent of the 1.2 million beauty industry businesses employ less than ten employees, which are predominantly owned and operated by women and minorities. To read more, click here and take action now!


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