Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Think Tank Defends DC Yoga Tax

Attention all yoga wonks.

A think tank established in 2001 by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) is defending the so-called "gym tax," a 5.75% tax on health club services.

That think tank is DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI), a "state-level" think tank which focuses on budget and tax issues, with a particular emphasis on issues that affect low- and moderate-income residents.

Here is more from Roll Call.  And here is what The Washington Post has to say about the "yoga tax," which is also known as the "gym tax" or "fitness tax."