Ep 422 – Handling Taxes in Your Massage Business: “Business or Pressure” with Allissa Haines

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Understanding how small business taxes are filed and what information to gather in preparation is crucial for a smooth tax season. Allissa talks through the steps to help you be your tax preparer’s favorite client.

Author links:

Website: www.deepbreathdigital.com/community

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deepbreathcommunity/


Tax Time: A Guide to Completing the Schedule C: https://www.score.org/resource/blog-post/tax-time-a-guide-completing-schedule-c

Can I Deduct That? 2021: 100 Things You Can (and maybe can't) Take As Business Deductions: https://bookshop.org/p/books/can-i-deduct-that-2021-100-things-you-can-and-maybe-can-t-take-as-business-deductions-kelly-bowers/16358089?ean=9798714588143

ABMP Financial Literacy Series- Let's Talk About Tax, Baby!: https://www.abmp.com/money/article/lets-talk-about-tax-baby

Ep 323 – Optimize your Tax and Financial Lives with Kenesha Coleman: https://www.abmp.com/podcasts/ep-323-optimize-your-tax-and-financial-lives-kenesha-coleman

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Allissa Haines is a practicing massage therapist and business owner and columnist for Massage & Bodywork magazine. You can find her building a community of massage therapists at deepbreathdigital.com/community.



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New Study Reconfirms the Benefits of Touch

A recent study found that touch interventions were effective in helping regulate cortisol levels, reducing feelings of depression in adults, and having other significant benefits.

Louisiana Bill Proposes Massage Program Hour Increase

Effective October 1, 2024, Louisiana massage students will no longer be eligible for federal financial aid because massage programs are limited by Louisiana law. But there is a solution: Senate Bill 353 will increase the required education hours for massage licensure from 500 to 625. ABMP fully supports this bill, and we explain why you should too.

Increasing Education Hours: A Trend on the Rise

Due to a revised federal rule change, states with minimum-hour education requirements lower than 600 are considering increasing their massage therapy program length. Find out which states have already introduced bills that would raise education hours, which massage boards have proposed and made final rule changes, and why this is becoming a national trend.


ABMP CE Summit: Headaches


Join us online Tuesday, April 30, 2024, for the ABMP CE Summit: Headaches, which take learners on a journey from understanding headaches to working with clients with headache pain using multiple modalities and techniques.


Podcast: Cancer, Clots, and COVID—A Complicated Client

A client was recently treated for colon cancer—and it didn’t go well. She had surgical complications, a bout of sepsis, and more. Is massage therapy safe? We discuss on this episode of “I Have a Client Who . . .” Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner.

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