States’ Suit Seeks Nearly $150M In Allegedly Unconstitutional ACA Taxes
(October 23, 2015, 12:57 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutionally failed to provide clear notice of nearly $150 million in taxes, states allege in a suit filed Oct. 22 in a federal court in Texas (State of Texas, State of Kansas, State of Louisiana v. United States of America, et al., No. 15-151, N.D. Texas).
(Complaint available. Document #93-151028-014C.)
Congress enacted the ACA in 2010. The ACA includes a health insurance providers fee (HIPF), which Congress imposed to generate revenue from the windfall insurers...