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Should Health Club Memberships Be Taxed?

The governor of New York, David Paterson, is proposing that health club memberships be taxed. Other states have proposed this option, too, some successfully and others not. Read more about the New York proposal here, and go to the bottom of this story for other states that proposed taxes on memberships.

Let us know what you think about taxing these services. How do you think it will affect health club memberships if this goes forward? If you are in a state that already taxes health club memberships, how has it affected your business?

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