Archive | December, 2015

21 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Budget and Tax Deal Delays Excise Tax to 2020

President Obama has signed an agreement on two major legislative packages regarding the budget and tax agreements that were previously approved by Congress. These bills included changes that affect several health care related provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ACA provisions included in the agreement would: Delay implementation of the ACA Excise Tax (“Cadillac” […]

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14 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Excerpted from The Wall Street Journal, Friday, December 11, 2015 by Stephanie Armour and Richard Rubin

Washingon-Congress is getting closer to delaying a tax on expensive employer-sponsored health plans, imperiling a levy that was a key revenue source and cost-control measure in the 2010 health law. Bipartisan support for killing or suspending the start of the so-called Cadillac tax, which is scheduled to take effect in 2018, is growing. With President […]

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