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PHIT Act of 2019
Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2019

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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care.


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Date
03/06/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date
03/06/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Finance03/06/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/06/2019)

Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2019 or the PHIT Act of 2019

This bill allows a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of household) of qualified sports and fitness expenses per year. The bill defines "qualified sports and fitness expenses" as amounts paid exclusively for the sole purpose of participating in a physical activity, including (1) fitness facility memberships, (2) physical exercise or activity programs, and (3) equipment for a physical exercise or activity program.