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I’m getting a lot of emails from readers (usually forwarded on from gym owners) like:
“The DC Council will assemble tomorrow, Friday May 7th to vote on whether to impose a 6-8% tax on gym memberships and other fitness related services.
This will likely result in an increased cost in fitness-related services across the board.”
I also got some from Yoga studios.
But Council Member Jim Graham’s tweets only confused the issue for me, first he writes:
“This may be the most unpopular budget-revenue-generating suggestion in history.”
“There is NO PROPOSAL to tax health club memberships. The Fair Budget Coalition has proposed that not the Council or the Mayor. It is a hoax”
So firstly, does anyone know if this for real or a hoax? Secondly, I heard soda might be taxed more as well. So my questions are – do you think either of these taxes would be reasonable considering current DC budget woes?
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