Gym Rats Rejoice: Tennessee Repeals Amusement Tax on Gym Memberships

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According to The Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law Senate Bill 960/House Bill 1138, which eliminates both local and state amusement taxes on physical fitness facilities. This includes gyms, fitness centers, and yoga, CrossFit and Pilates studios.

The law repeals a $10 million amusement tax on gym memberships and will go into effect on July 1st, 2019, the start of Tennessee’s fiscal year.

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