Healthy Living

Jul 1, 2010 12:55 PM by Danielle Lerner

Tanning Tax takes effect today

Hitting the indoor tanning bed just got a bit more expensive.

Starting today, there will be a 10 percent tax for people receiving indoor tanning services. It only applies to UV electronic products, so spray tans and lotions are exempt.

The Obama administration implemented the tax to help fund the $940 billion health care reform bill.

Hear what local salons and tanners have to say about the so-called "tanning tax" tonight at 5 and 6, and on


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