Local elected officials, fitness center owners urge state to repeal 'gym' tax

By Updated: March 06, 2019 7:04 PM CT | Published: March 06, 2019 7:04 PM CT
<strong>Hunter Harrison (left) and Dennis Hacker work out at the CrossFit Hit and Run Triad gym in East Memphis on March 6, 2019. Shelby County officials and local gym owners are banding together to encourage Tennessee legislators to eliminate a 10 percent tax on gyms, fitness centers and gym memberships in the state.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Hunter Harrison (left) and Dennis Hacker work out at the CrossFit Hit and Run Triad gym in East Memphis on March 6, 2019. Shelby County officials and local gym owners are banding together to encourage Tennessee legislators to eliminate a 10 percent tax on gyms, fitness centers and gym memberships in the state. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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