Fitness Membership Offerings
If your employer opts to offer a fitness program through Justworks, you will be able to enroll in multiple different fitness memberships depending on your location. At Justworks we offer discounted rates both Town Sports International (TSI) (operating under the names New York Sports Club, Boston Sports Club, Philadelphia Sports Club, and Washington Sports Club), and ClassPass.
Signing-Up for Fitness Memberships
When your employer chooses to offer a fitness program through Justworks, you will have access to discounted membership prices offered through Justworks. Additionally, your employer may choose to provide a fitness allowance that will subsidize the already discounted membership prices offered through Justworks. You then choose how to use your contribution on the fitness memberships that best suit you!
If your employer is contributing enough to cover multiple memberships, you can sign up for more than one! Availability of multiple memberships is based on your location. Please note that if you elect ClassPass, your contribution will go there first and any remaining amount can be used towards other gym memberships.
After going through the enrollment flow in your Justworks account, your ClassPass membership will begin as soon as you complete and activate your ClassPass account. After you complete your enrollment, you will be able to choose classes to attend right on your ClassPass account.
Already have a ClassPass account?
You will still be required to go through the flow in your Justworks account to enroll to take advantage of the discounted membership prices. In the flow, you will see a box that says “Yes, I have a ClassPass account”. When selected, you will see a box where you will enter the email address associated with your ClassPass account. You will get a confirmation email from ClassPass once they change your account to the Justworks pricing plan.
Your TSI membership will be activated within two business days of enrollment.
Making Changes to Your Membership
If you would like to change the number of ClassPass credits in your monthly plan, you will need to email firstname.lastname@example.org with the desired membership tier. ClassPass will send you an email once your membership tier is updated.
To make any changes to your employer-sponsored TSI membership, you will need to contact Justworks with any desired changes.
Your ClassPass memberships run on 30 day cycles starting on the day you enrolled. If you decide to cancel your membership, you will still be able to use the remaining credits on your account until the last day your membership is active.
You may cancel your ClassPass membership at any time directly through ClassPass in account settings.
You may cancel your membership at any time. Your membership will end on the last day of the month in which you decide to cancel. Please email email@example.com to process your cancellation. You will not be able to cancel your membership directly with the gym.
Please note: the cancellation request will need to be submitted by the 21st of each month to be processed for the end of the same month. If a request is received after the 21st, the cancellation will be processed for the end of the following month.
How do I add dependents to my membership?
With the exception of ClassPass, you may add a spouse/partner or dependent on your gym membership. You can do so directly through Justworks. Please keep in mind that while the employer contributions do not count toward additional memberships, dependent membership will be charged at the Justworks discounted rate.
The portion of your ClassPass membership not covered by your employer will be billed on the credit card you provide to ClassPass when you sign up. The price you see when signing up for ClassPass is the cost to you each month. Any additional fees for ClassPass will be charged to your credit card.
TSI gym memberships will be billed directly against your paycheck as an after-tax deduction.
Paid In Kind Taxes
In accordance with the IRS Publication 12b, any employer contribution to a gym membership will need to be recorded as income for tax purposes.
If you are enrolled in a gym membership and your employer provides a contribution amount, you will see your employer’s portion of the fitness contribution added to your pay statement as income subject to paid-in-kind taxes. These amounts will show under your Earnings section in your pay statement with a “(paid in kind)” tag. The same amount will also show under the After-tax deductions section.
This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, legal or tax advice. If you have any legal or tax questions regarding this content or related issues, then you should consult with your professional legal or tax advisor.