COVID-19 Update from The Wax Connection

Store news

Hello Loves,

We hope this finds you, your loved ones, and your spa family safe, well and healthy. Our hearts go out to all who have been impacted by this unprecedented situation we all find ourselves in.

We realize many of you may be temporarily closing or reducing your schedule as we continue to learn more about and respond to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As so many of us adjust our daily routines and businesses, we want you to know we are here and ready to serve you when you need us. We are open and shipping your orders without delay. You're welcome to place you order online 24 hours a day or by phone Monday - Friday from 9 am to 5 pm CT.

While our location is not open to the public (we are an online store only with very few local order pick ups), please know we're taking additional measures to keep our environment and shipping facility clean and sanitized by following all recommended best practices. Our team of 3 is doing well and we're following the CDC guidelines to protect ourselves and others.

As always, we appreciate your business and are grateful for the opportunity to support you. You're in our thoughts and prayers as we all navigate through this challenging time. Please take care of yourself and of each other. Rest assured, we will all emerge from this passing storm stronger, wiser, and more resilient on the other side.

In solidarity,

Becky, Rachel and Janet
The Wax Connection


Financial Resources

We've compiled a list of financial resources that may be available to the self-employed and small businesses amid the COVID-19 crisis. Remember, this is a temporary situation. It WILL pass. You just need to be prepared to have short term reserves to hold you over until we all get back to business. And it will be sooner rather than later! We'll continue to update the list as we become aware of new resources.

  1. Tax Day has been moved to July 15, 2020 - The Treasury Department and IRS announced that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, without penalties and interest, regardless of the amount owed. Learn more from IRS.gov.
  2. Treasury, IRS and Labor announce plan to implement Coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave. Learn more from IRS.gov.
  3. Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: Small business owners in designated states and territories (counties) are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Learn more from SBA.gov.
  4. Insurance Coverage: Many businesses have business interruption insurance. Now is the time to contact your insurance agent to review your policy to understand what you are and are not covered for in the event of an extended incident.
  5. Business line of credit to help cover short-term working capital needs. Contact your bank or credit union.
  6. Disaster Unemployment Assistance: If you’ve lost your job as a direct result of a major disaster, you may be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance. If you own your own business, you may be eligible too. Learn more from US Dept of Labor.
  7. Facebook will be offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits for up to 30,000 eligible small businesses in over 30 countries where they operate. Sign up to receive updates when the applications become available.
  8. If you have good credit and a credit card(s), check with your credit card company to see if they have any type of 0% or low interest program/options for you.
  9. If you are short on funds, reach out and communicate with your creditors to make payment arrangements. Some will likely work with you, some will not. Ask them what options are available if you're undergoing financial hardship as a result of this crisis.
  10. 3/25/20 - Government Stimulus package coming, folks! Get ready to get back to work! 🙌

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