No free ride: Two-thirds of Obamacare recipients had to repay subsidies to IRS

Most filers who received government subsidies to buy Obamacare plans had to pay money back to the IRS this year, according to an H&R Block analysis released Monday that looks at the health law’s first full tax season.

The tax-prep giant studied its own massive customer base and concluded that two-thirds of its filers who got subsidies from Obamacare were overpaid during the course of the year, and owed money back to the IRS on the April 15 deadline.

They repaid $729 on average, cutting the average refund by about a third.

Under the original terms of the Affordable Care Act they would have been capped at repayments of just $250, but Congress went back and lifted those caps, ensuring that the government could “claw back” most of the overpayments, and saving billions of dollars that have gone to other government priorities.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/apr/27/66-pct-obamacare-cu...

Views: 275

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Maybe more pain will wake people up.

smoke and mirror bullshiite from fuehrer oblahblah!!!!!

Bob,

There is more than one fuehrer. They all act like one. Congressman and senators on both sides just say "we'll take your comments". We have no where to go for relief. The confirmation of Loretta Lynch/Hitlary running around for prez/Lois Lerner still free/etc. All proof there is only one option.

A "tax" must originate in the house of representatives, not the white house. The stupreme court can't legislate a tax from the bench, strike two. "If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor", "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan", If any part of an agreement is fraudulent the whole agreement is void. Strike three. "no laws may interfere with the obligation of contracts" Strike four. Obama is not a "sitting pResident" a fraud can't be pResident, if he falsifies documents to get on the ballot, that's called "election fraud". Add to that, wire fraud, mail fraud, campaign fraud, using forged documents for gain, etc.

all true

joebanana-

I asked Ted Cruz's office about the supreme court levying a tax and that obamacare can be repealed and trashed on that simple fact. 

They told me they can't answer my question and if the IRS comes for me I will have to figure it out.

so Cruz is like the rest. No real courage to answer with the truth. Call em up and ask "Mr. Constitutional" himself. Jeb Hensarling says it's "how you interpret it". now who in the hell does that sound like. LIBERALS

Ha, ha, ha...................we told you so!!!

Imagine that all of Obama's words were lies. These koolaid drinkers will never see the light of day.

Too bad the cost wasn't higher to the people. Maybe they would then wake up and see what Obama and all his cronies really are. AHOLES who need to GOOOOOO BYE BYE

NO, the poor will be told it was those mean Republicans that changed the law .... resulting in their refund and earned income checks being smaller.  They will be told to elect more Democrats if they want to correct the problem and return to full refunds in 2016.

DOES ANYONE , OTHER THAN GRUBER HIMSELF , EVEN UNDERSTAND WHAT COMMIECARE IS REALLY ABOUT ? TRUE , ITS ABOUT CONTROl , BUT BEYOND THAT , WHAT DOES IT DO ?

No, these people are 'brain dead'.  They will blame the GOP Congress for making this happen.  You know the Messiah never has to take responsibility for anything.

RSS

LIGHTER SIDE

 

Political Cartoons by Michael Ramirez

Political Cartoons by AF Branco

ALERT ALERT

Goodbye 2020: Clinton Ordered By Federal Judge To Submit To Questioning

(TeaParty.org) – Just when Hillary Clinton began hinting that she’s ready to run again in 2020, she has been ordered by a federal judge to submit to questioning about the use of her private email server to convey classified documents during her time as Secretary of State.

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan made the order as part of a lawsuit from conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch.

“Court rules late today Hillary Clinton must answer more email questions — including key q’s about the setting up of her email system,” wrote Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton in a tweet following the ruling.

Judicial Watch 🔎 @JudicialWatch

BREAKING: Judicial Watch announced today that, following JW's court battle, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that Hillary Clinton must answer – under oath – two additional questions on her controversial email system within 30 days.

Judicial Watch: Federal Court Ordered Hillary Clinton to Answer Additional Email Questions Under...

 (Washington, DC) –Judicial Watch announced today that U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that within 30 days Hillary Clinton must answer under oath two additional questions about her...

judicialwatch.org
Tom Fitton  @TomFitton

Breaking: Court rules late today Hillary Clinton must answer more email questions -- including key q's about the setting up of her email system. Court denied our request to unseal vid depositions of Clinton aides. Great work by Michael Bekesha!

As a statement from Judicial Watch explains, the ruling is the latest development in the group’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, which they began to discover why former deputy chief of staff to Mrs. Clinton, Huma Abedin, was allowed to work at the State Department while also engaged in “outside employment.”

Clinton now has 30 days to answer two key questions from a list of 25 questions composed by Judicial Watch.

The questions the judge selected are:

1) “Describe the creation of the clintonemail.com system, including who decided to create the system, the date it was decided to create the system, why it was created, who set it up, and when it became operational.”

During your October 22, 2015 appearance before the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi, you testified that 90 to 95 percent of your emails “were in the State’s system” and “if they wanted to see them, they would certainly have been able to do so.” Identify the basis for this statement, including all facts on which you relied in support of the statement, how and when you became aware of these facts, and, if you were made aware of these facts by or through another person, identify the person who made you aware of these facts.

This new development is huge because it means that the two critical scandals from Clinton’s time in the State Department, her private email server and the Benghazi attacks, are facing fresh scrutiny in both the legal system and the court of public opinion.

And while Clinton likely had little chance of any run in 2020, this makes it even less likely she will stand even a shred of a chance.

We’ve have got to hope and pray that at long last, this leads to the long overdue criminal charges we’ve all been waiting to see.

© 2018   Created by Steve - Ning Creator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service