Notwithstanding law to the contrary, the act of a duly licensed massage therapist in performing a massage shall be deemed to be medically therapeutic in nature and shall not be subject to the collection of any form of state or local taxation regulations not also imposed on other medically therapeutic activities. Additionally, a massage performed on or before October 1, 1995, by a person who becomes licensed in accordance with this chapter shall also not be subject to the collection of any form of state or local tax not also imposed on other medically therapeutic activities.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 63-18-113

  • Massage therapist: means a person who practices massage for compensation and is licensed by the board. See Tennessee Code 63-18-102
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105