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Congress Pushes for Delay in ‘Cadillac Tax’ on Health Plans

Tax Policy

The Wall Street Journal

By Stephanie Armour and Richard Rubin


WASHINGTON—Congress is getting closer to delaying a tax on expensive employer-sponsored health plans, imperiling a levy that was a key revenue source and cost-control measure in the 2010 health law.

Bipartisan support for killing or suspending the start of the so-called Cadillac tax, which is scheduled to take effect in 2018, is growing.

With President Barack Obama saying he would veto an outright repeal, lawmakers are pushing to postpone the tax for two years …

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