Saturday, July 27, 2013

Obamacare's Employer-Mandate Delay is A Headache, Not A Relief

On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would delay collecting taxes due to Obamacare’s employer-mandate by one year. Although greeted as a relief by many, the move actually raises two significant problems for businesses and taxpayers during Obamacare’s roll-out.

First, the delay implies that Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scores of government health spending will become even less realistic than they currently are. Second, employers who take advantage of the delay will be on very shaky legal grounds.

Read the entire column at Forbes, here.

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