A recent A.P.
story about IRS enforcement of ObamaCare's individual health
insurance mandate tax focuses on the
personnel required but also mentions a point I made a few months
before the Supreme Court upheld that provision (in a
post headlined "If the Penalty for Uninsured Taxpayers
Survives, Good Luck Collecting It"): If people decide not to buy
he medical coverage the government thinks they should have, there
is not much the government can do about it.
With the Supreme Court having upheld the individual health insurance mandate as a tax, the battle over Obamacare has shifted to the states. There is intense pressure from some quarters, including the insurance industry which is anxi...
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The Internal Revenue Service is responsible for enforcing multiple provisions in Obamacare, including a slew of revenue-raising taxes and fees, the individual mandate, and the disbursement of insurance subsidies for insurance purcha...
Barring repeal, ObamaCare's individual mandate will kick into effect in 2014. Under the provision, judged legal as a tax by the Supreme Court earlier this year, anyone who doesn't maintain qualifying health insurance will eventually...