New Tax on Fitness Centers

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You may have recently heard that a 1980’s sales tax on fitness centers is just now starting to be enforced. It’s getting a LOT of local attention. Two Knoxville, TN,¬†representatives in particular intend to challenge the tax on grounds that it discourages activity in an already high chronic disease state.¬†For more information on this tax increase and ways to contact your local legislator, please refer to the following links below.

Daniel and Biggs Press Release: http://tnhousegop.org/representative-martin-daniel-senator-richard-briggs-announce-legislation-to-eliminate-unfair-tax-on-fitness-centers/

WATE Coverage: https://www.wate.com/news/local-news/knoxville-state-lawmakers-take-aim-at-sales-tax-on-fitness-centers/1483006309?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook_WATE_6_On_Your_Side

Tax Notice from TN Dept. of Revenue: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/revenue/documents/notices/sales/sales18-09.pdf