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ACA

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
An important feature of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the penalty tax imposed on people who do not have health insurance. But newly updated report from the Congressional Budget Office projects that just under 4 million people will pay the penalty in 2016, less than 15 percent of the estimated 30
June 12, 2014Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Senate Republicans are insisting that the 2.3% excise tax on medical devices, enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act, be repealed as part of the package extending expired tax provisions . Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the proposal to chip away at part of Obamacare is not
May 23, 2014Leonard E. Burman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
As the April 15 deadline for filing 2013 income taxes nears, most of us are finding that Uncle Sam will take about the same share of our income as last year. But the story is very different for people at the top of the income ladder. Their taxes are going up, in many cases by a lot. Last year, the
April 8, 2014Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The deadline is looming: If you don’t have approved insurance coverage by March 31 (and are not exempt from the requirement), the Affordable Care Act...
March 6, 2014Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Stories about the Affordable Care Act often tell readers that they’ll have to pay a $95 penalty if they don’t get adequate health insurance coverage...
November 6, 2013Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The latest flap over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act involves the ability of the IRS to verify the income people use to calculate...
July 16, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
2013 is a tough year if you owe payroll tax, as most of us do. Not only did the 2010 payroll tax cut die at...
April 5, 2013Roberton C. Williams