Americans who fail to pay the penalty for not buying insurance would face legal action from the Internal Revenue Service, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation.
Violators could be charged with a misdemeanor and could face up to a year in jail or a $25,000 penalty,
The remarks Thursday from the committee’s chief of staff, Thomas Barthold, seems to further weaken President Barack Obama’s contention last week that the individual mandate penalty, which could go as high as $1,900, is not a tax increase. Read More
Isn’t this what could be called a dictator’s policy? Or in the least a tax increase on Americans! Wake-up people do you want Obama dictating that you have to buy insurance? All people should be mad as hell about this no matter black, white, liberal or conservative and the young people should really be mad as many are very healthly and therefore don’t want to buy insurance.