Taxlink by Andy Biebl
Andy Biebl DTN Tax Columnist
Fri Apr 3, 2015 08:03 AM CDT

By now, we probably all understand that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a massive tax bill. The individual mandate imposes a tax on any individual without health insurance, the large employer mandate imposes a tax on employers not providing health insurance, and individuals buying health insurance through an exchange are subsidized with a tax credit.

These were all apparent after enactment of the ACA in March of 2010. And at that point, we thought small businesses under 50 employees were immune from the broad reach of the ACA. It took until mid-2013 before the IRS publicly discovered the "market ...

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