House Democrats and Republicans vote to repeal ‘Cadillac tax’

July 18, 2019 IBB

Delegates Andy Labeck and Christopher Donahue of Local 5, Zone 5 talk to a legislative staffer about the need to repeal the Cadillac tax, during the 2019 LEAP Conference in Washington, D.C. 

IN AN OVERWHELMING 419-6 vote, House Republicans joined Democrats to repeal the “Cadillac tax”—a proposed tax on high-cost employer health insurance. If it is not repealed, The Health Care Excise Tax is set to go into effect in 2022 and would levy a 40-percent tax on the cost of employer-based health insurance that exceeds a certain level.

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