Governor proposing repeal of ‘gym tax’

Lee says tax break on fitness clubs will build up small businesses

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 20, 2019 8:24 AM CT | Published: February 19, 2019 12:52 PM CT

The proposed elimination of the so-called "gym tax" could reduce state revenue by $10 million but save fitness clubs 10 percent on fees.

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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