Tattoo shop owners grapple with uncertain future due to COVID-19 closures

Most tattoo artists are independent contractors who rely on steady business to stay afloat.

Tattoo artists and shop owners face an uncertain future due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All tattoo parlors have had to close as a result of the state’s stay-at-home order.

“Money doesn’t stop going out,” said one tattoo parlor owner in a report by WWMT. “At this point, I think the hardest part is dealing with the banks.”

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