'Tanning Tax' in Health Care Law Has Patrons, Industry Burning

Tan-a-holics, prepare to be singed. Uncle Sam will begin collecting a 10 percent tax on all indoor tanning sessions starting July 1, as part of a little-known provision in the new health care reform law. "That's a pretty big chunk," said James Sims, 28, an avid indoor tanner in New York, who typically spends about $400 a year on a package of 10-minute tanning sessions. "I'd never buy a plan like that now. … I'm already nickel and dimed on stuff," and with growing health worries, it's just...Full Story
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