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Tax deduction available for gym membership
A 13% tax deduction is now available for a gym or pool membership. It will be possible to claim a "sports" deduction for personal income tax for expenses in 2022.
According to the press service of the Russian government, a sports organization must be included in a special list and meet a number of criteria. So, physical education and sports should be the main type of activity, employees should work in the state with a specialized education not lower than vocational secondary. In addition, a sports organization cannot be listed in the register of unscrupulous suppliers of goods and services.
You can return 13% from 120 thousand rubles a year - this is the maximum amount. That is, the refund will be up to 15,6 thousand rubles. You will need a service agreement and a receipt to confirm the costs. It will be possible to issue a deduction at the Federal Tax Service or through an employer. The deduction also applies to parents who purchase gym membership for children under 18.