Training Sessions and Weight Loss Challenges Not Taxable in New Jersey

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

 
 
Share
Link
New Jersey
Services

The New Jersey Division of Taxation ("Division") recently ruled that no tax applies to personal training sessions or weight loss challenge entry fees.

The taxpayer provided personal training sessions for individuals and groups. The sessions were pre-scheduled, by appointment only, and prepaid per month. Additionally, customers were able to pay an entry fee to participate in a weight loss challenge to win a cash prize.

New Jersey only taxes services that are designated as taxable. Charges to use a health and fitness facility are designated as taxable. However, separate charges for classes that have an instructor present are nontaxable personal services.

The Division ruled that no tax applied to the personal training sessions because they are nontaxable personal services. The ruling also determined that no tax applied to the weight loss challenge entry fee because it is not a service designated as taxable in New Jersey.

https://www.ttrus.com-training sessions and weight loss.pdf


About TTR

Transaction (buying or selling things), Tax (the tax on this activity), Resources (our people, our website, our support services) - TTR, Inc.

TTR has a website that companies subscribe to and use daily. This website provides a list of everything that can be bought or sold in the U.S. It provides simple answers to whether buying or selling these items is taxable (subject to a sales tax or other tax), and it provides all the legal authority to support these tax answers.

TTR likes to keep things simple and fun, which is why it has great people who provide help to clients on any support questions they have about transaction tax issues.

Please visit TTR on the web at www.ttrus.com or call 866.578.8193.

Washington Penalty Reduction Program

Monday, May 21st, 2018 -Businesses that apply to register with Washington's Marketplace Fairness Penalty Reduction Program by June 30,...

Fuel Used to Heat Detached Garages Taxable in Maine

Monday, May 21st, 2018 -Maine Revenue Services recently released a publication explaining that sales tax applies to fuel that is used ...

Cloud Software No Longer Taxable in Indiana

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 -Effective July 1, 2018, cloud software will no longer be taxable in Indiana. Indiana taxes the sale, lease,...

Sales Tax Increase in the Historic Triangle Region of...

Monday, May 14th, 2018 -Effective July 1, 2018, there will be an additional one percent (1%) regional sales and use tax imposed in the...

Sales by Charitable Organizations Generally Exempt in...

Friday, May 11th, 2018 -The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration recently addressed the taxability of sales made by a non...

Credit Card Convenience Fees Taxable in New York

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 -The New York Department of Taxation and Finance recently ruled that convenience fees for credit card purchases...