California Compliance Symposium

January 24, 2020, 9:00am-5:00pm
ISSE: Long Beach Convention Center

California Compliance Symposium

Join us for this exclusive event to discuss wage and compliance issues in California salons and spas. Leading industry experts will review critical information to help you more effectively run your salon business, saving you time, energy, and money to reinvest back in to your business


Topics & Issues

During this one day comprehensive conference, we will take an in-depth look at the following critical topics and issues:

  • Legal forms of compensation in an employee-based establishment
  • How to create a compliant booth rental establishment
  • The difference between hourly, piece rate (AB1513), and commission (SB490) forms of pay
  • The ABC test resulting from the Dynamex case
  • Employee classification
  • State payroll taxes
  • Assembly Bill 5 and the potential impact the legislation will have on the salon industry


8:30 am Event Check-in Beverages and Light Snacks Available
8:55 am Welcome
9:00 am AB 5 Mike Belote
President, California Advocates
California Lobbyist for PBA
9:45 am Compensation Compliance Daniel J. Muller
Partner, Ventura Hersey & Muller LLP
California Attorney for PBA
Establishment Compliance
10:30 am Employee Classification Alina Mzrakyan
California Employment Development Dept.
Payroll Tax Specialist
11:15 am Salon Tax Compliance Dawn Harris
Internal Revenue Service
IRS Area Director
11:50 am Lunch Lunch provided
12:30 pm Establishment Compliance Kristy Underwood
Executive Director
CA Board of Barbering and Cosmetology Licensing
1:15 pm Salon Transitions Joseph Bisazza
Salon Advocate, PBA Member, Business Owner
1:50 pm Q&A All Participants
3:50 pm Conclusion Steve Sleeper
PBA Executive Director


PBA Members: $149

Regular: $199

Includes lunch and a complimentary ticket to attend ISSE Jan. 25-27

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The closest airports include Long Beach Airport (LGB) and Los Angeles International (LAX)

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