Questions about ACA

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    First question is what happens if a person has no taxable income and no health insurance, how does the government tax that person?

    Second question is can a person get health insurance the day before the file and then drop it once they recieve their check to get around the tax for not having health insurance?

    Third question and it's a "Tin Foil Hat" question. What's to stop our government from creating laws and taxes to control every aspect of the American Citizens lives now that it's been found constitutional for the government to charge a tax for not having something?
     
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    Poor people are eligible for Medicaid so the mandate doesn't apply to them.
     
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    Your third question is certainly hard to answer. Write Justice Roberts. I would love to hear his answer! Seriously!
     
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    He isn’t taxed, he’s placed in his state’s Medicaid program.
    No. You’ll indicate at the time you file for your refund whether or not you have insurance.

    Constitutional case law and the courts. As noted in the Healthcare Cases ruling, Congress’ power to tax is not unlimited, and must meet certain criteria to be Constitutional.
     
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    With so many serious issues facing the American voter, asking stupid questions seems a waste of time. If you're going to troll, find better bait.
     
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    That was hardly stupid.
     
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    1. such a person would already be getting free medical care.

    2. no. my assumption would be that it would have to be kept in effect or charged against them the following tax year.

    3. that is a tinfoil tax question. lol. but like anything else, things have to get viewed on a case by case basis. it's really that simple.
     
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    1. All the new IRS agents will see to it he pays his ObamaCare tax

    2. Who really knows. The law is 2,700 pages and the regs need to be written.

    3. It's done. We're in a Post-Constitutional America.
     

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