Skip to comments.I.R.S. Bars Employers From Dumping Workers Into Health Exchanges [Obama acts illegally - again]
Posted on 05/25/2014 8:29:43 PM PDT by grundle
WASHINGTON Many employers had thought they could shift health costs to the government by sending their employees to a health insurance exchange with a tax-free contribution of cash to help pay premiums, but the Obama administration has squelched the idea in a new ruling. Such arrangements do not satisfy the health care law, the administration said, and employers may be subject to a tax penalty of $100 a day or $36,500 a year for each employee who goes into the individual marketplace.
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he wants revolt.
What does Obama care about the law. He is king!
Well, he is a revolting fellow.
This will pi## off large employers...will be interesting to watch this
That’s the point. The more mobile employers will just seek friendlier climes and they won’t be back.
This was the whole reason for Obamacare. Uh oh.
Are democrats just making it up as they go along? Have we come to that?
At some point you simply have to say, "ENOUGH."
Do you suppose that House Speaker John Boehner is unaware the these illegal changes to an existing Federal came directly from the White House?
A direct line of evidence to the White House was all Boehner needed to form a House Special Committee on Benghazi, and so another r House Special Committee should be formed on Obamacare.
Each breath he takes is illegal, but he still does it, and he gets away with it. He will get away with this too. The Pubbies will never hold him accountable. He has pigment protection. I wish I could be more positive, but I can't.
We are no longer citizens. We are subjects.
You have to keep reading this to know what’s in it.
Is it Racist to have a Black Dictator?
When employers provide coverage, their contributions, averaging more than $5,000 a year per employee, are not counted as taxable income to workers. But the Internal Revenue Service said employers could not meet their obligations under the health care law by simply reimbursing employees for some or all of their premium costs.
Christopher E. Condeluci, a former tax and benefits counsel to the Senate Finance Committee, said the ruling was significant because it made clear that an employee cannot use tax-free contributions from an employer to purchase an insurance policy sold in the individual health insurance market, inside or outside an exchange.
If an employer wants to help employees buy insurance on their own, Mr. Condeluci said, it can give them higher pay, in the form of taxable wages. But in such cases, he said, the employer and the employee would owe payroll taxes on those wages, and the change could be viewed by workers as reducing a valuable benefit.
In addition to this new ruling, those greedy businesses need to pay a minimum wage of $15 per hour and give women paid time off for their monthly cycle.
You are being too rational, my friend.
A more realistic scenario is that the companies can simply move operations out of the country to countries where they don't have to pay as much in wages, pay no healthcare, etc.
This way, they keep production up - but in the US, it has the same effect as firing workers. So, they can stick it to Obama ...
What? Employees are not allowed to enjoy the great Obamacare? This is so unfair. Democrats - take care of this.
cracking Rino Boehner moralizing us like a judge about “the law of the land”. Screw these people. This is a joke formula. there is no health care bill, just a president running on a rumor.
>Obama’s actions here are illegal.<
The fact that no one in Congress has tried to stop him only emboldens him for the next illegal act.
It can only get from bad to worse.
Mine note would be just two letters.
It shines so beautifully in the night.
From the Eagles “On the Border:” you’re in some trouble boy, we know where you’ve been.
All those who voted for him and still love him are my enemies. I refuse to have anything to do with any of them. And that includes a lot of kinfolk.
Enemies is right. I do not have liberal friends. They are the enemy. I do not associate with them. That includes some relatives in California, that I think are totally off their rockers. I do not associate with them either.
“All those who voted for him and still love him are my enemies. I refuse to have anything to do with any of them. And that includes a lot of kinfolk”
We’re moving to get away from idiot liberals. I can’t even stand being around the brainless people any more. But this will get harder and harder as the dumbing down in the ‘education’ system takes over the entire younger generations.
The liberals in my clan feel the same way about me as I do about them. That’s the only thing we agree on.
The reason it got to this point is I got tired of being insulted and disrespected in my own home. They can’t have a discussion without telling us how stupid we are and how stupid Sarah Palin is and how stupid George Bush is. Try to tell them you don’t want to discuss it and it does no good. I finally just cut them all off. And I don’t see it ever see a relationship with them. If, by some miracle, they were to see the light, it would take decades. I won’t live that long. And truthfully, I wouldn’t trust them if they told me they had realized the error of their ways. I just don’t trust a liberal.
Ditto with the liberals I have given the benefit of the doubt to in the past. They can’t control themselves to not discuss politics. They have no respect that we differ on substance, but think that if they try cramming it down my throat enough, I’ll cave. Same thing the MSM does.
As your screename says, it is sad because this bullying does work with the brainless set.
In our small mountain community, we had a bunch of liberals take over the water board. They had a plan to get a 40 year, half million dollar USDA loan to implement some fixes. Never mind that USDA requirements would cost an additional $300k! and the many community members who had ran projects in the past showing how to do it all cheaper. Nope, 3 school teachers and a deputy thought they were smarter than engineers and a CFO of a multimillion dollar company.
It was disappointing and Assad commentary on our society that many older folks who should have been smarter got caught up in the manipulative winning and dining and backed this fiasco.
End result - they spent every penny and got less than half of the fixes done. And the community won’t be able to get another loan for four decades.
I am so done with liberals and those that unthinkingly follow them.
You forget the term, “ the secretary shall determine.”
Ok Assad should have been ‘a sad’.
And winning wining
Laws changed by whim. What is Congress for again?
And how far back are they going to push enforcement of this new Diktat?
What is Congress for again?
We are told to keep voting, yet voting is of consequence only in republics.
Since congress has less to do everyday with the regulations we live under, voting will soon be seen as an unnecessary courtesy.
As elections become more raucous and disruptive, the President's media will ask, "why have elections at all?" As long as provision is made for members of congress to continue in their places of honor and profit, most of them won't give a damn.
There is no one who is standing by the constitution and bring him to task while this fraud makes his own rules and gets away with it, feckless spineless fools where is our Patrick Henry?
send this to your senator
“he wants revolt.”
It’s not Obama. He doesn’t even know what day it is.
It has taken decades, but Americans are starting to realize the Democrats are their enemy. It took massive (unreported) unemployment and ObamaCare to do it, but it is happening (hopefully not too late).
“I do not have liberal friends. They are the enemy. I do not associate with them. That includes some relatives in California, that I think are totally off their rockers. I do not associate with them either.”
I have also disengaged completely from them; there is no benefit to knowing a liberal. Younger guys might appreciate that lib females are sluts, but I’m way past that; there is nothing I could gain through association with a liberal.
Re your Barackzebub picture: It’s a great graphic. But, I think he looks a little like actor Forrest Whitaker.
It’s unfortunate that you have these kinds of relatives to deal with. I have many relatives but I communicate with only my sister, her husband and their daughters and grandson, all of whom are conservatives. The rest are dead to me and have been for many years.
Thanks for lifting this paragraph. The title of the article is misleading. Employers CAN and WILL legally dump employees into the exchanges. It will still be cheaper for employers to pay the penalties and taxes associated with that, than it will be to provide Obamacare (with all its requirements) to their employees.
The title makes it seem as if large employers MUST keep providing company based health insurance to their employees, and that is not the case.
Dear Reader will just make it a law you can’t fire anyone...