Monday, June 17, 2013

Congress Has A Duty To Delay IRS Funding To Block ObamaCare's Implementation


In the midst of serious IRS ethical, moral and legal confusion, there is an inability to obtain accurate accountability for decision making.

Until these matters are successfully addressed expansion of IRS accounting and enforcement of Accountable Care Act monitoring and penalties for non-compliance with the mandate for obtaining health insurance coverage would be ill-advised.

The Galen Institute reports:

Americans already are fearful and confused about the sweeping changes that ObamaCare will inflict, and the widening IRS scandal deepens concerns about the agency’s major role in implementing and enforcing the health overhaul law.

Based upon Government Accountability Office data, we count 46 new responsibilities assigned to the IRS.

The Affordable Care Act assigns to the IRS  46 new responsibilities.

IRS officials have acknowledged the huge problems these major new responsibilities will create for the agency.

It is unprecedented in recent history, the amount of responsibility the IRS is being given in an area that most people don’t think of as an IRS function,” George said. Americans, he added, will have more questions about their taxes because of health care penalties or credits, flooding already busy call-in and walk-in tax help centers. “This is going to lead to problems, sir,” he testified.

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