IRS Prohibited By Obamacare From Using Collections Techniques to Force Payment of Obamacare Penaltax

It wasn't a tax when the House passed it


The Internal Revenue Service probably will bark at you if you fail to obtain health insurance next year, but the agency won't have much bite. On this issue, Congress pulled the watchdog's teeth.

The Affordable Care Act declares that most Americans will face a penalty if they're uninsured, starting in 2014. But experts predict the government will have a tough time forcing people to pay up.