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Would a person starting as a yoga teacher need to pay sales…

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Would a person starting as a yoga teacher need to pay sales or use tax in the state of Texas?

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New yoga teacher just starting a business. As she charges students for lessons will she need to pay sales tax in the state of Texas. She does not have a permanent site. She will give lessons in various locations.

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Tax Professional: Carter McBride, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) replied 1 month ago
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Hey! I'm Carter, I'm a CPA and would be glad to help you out.

A yoga studio is considered to be an amusement service, which is a taxable service as defined in the Texas Tax Code section(###) ###-#### You can find more information on taxable services here: https://comptroller.texas.gov/taxes/publications/96-259.pdf.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
She will not have a yoga studio. She is a yoga instructor who freelances.
Tax Professional: Carter McBride, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) replied 1 month ago

Then it will not be. See Comptroller Rule 3.298: "2) Nonamusement services--Activities that are primarily instructional in nature, or nontaxable personal services. Places, services, and clubs that the tax on amusement services does not cover include, but are not limited to:

(B) instructions for any sport or musical discipline; "

Yoga would then fall under instructions for any sport and be exempt.

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