WH Blog 2009: ObamaCare ‘represents a substantial net tax cut for middle income families’

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Well, this ought to be a neat trick after today’s Supreme Court debacle. Here’s an excerpt (via Andy):

As we move into the final stage of the historic push for health reform, opponents of reform are testing the age old adage that if you only say something enough times you can somehow make it true.  Yesterday, we heard a new version of the old, tired refrain that the health reform bills in Congress would raise taxes on the middle class.

So let’s set the record straight:

  • First, the health insurance reform bill being considered in the Senate does not raise taxes on families making less than $250,000 – in fact it is a substantial net tax cut for American families. The bill being considered represents a substantial net tax cut for middle income families. According to the independent Joint Committee on Taxation, the bill will provide nearly $450 billion in individual income tax cuts over the next 10 years.

 

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2 Responses to “WH Blog 2009: ObamaCare ‘represents a substantial net tax cut for middle income families’”

  1. cali on 29/29/12 at 8:37 am

    He ‘s also the ‘taxer in chief’ labeled by his liberal supporters in the Supreme Court.