Hidden Taxes: New Ad from Employers for a Healthy Economy

By January 7, 2010Health Care, Taxation

From Employers for a Healthy Economy, to which the National Association of Manufacturers belongs, a TV spot that is running on cable noting the numerous hidden taxes in pending health care legislation:

USA TODAY, “Health care ad focused on taxes.” The blog post says the taxes aren’t “hidden” per se, but are really just controversial. Perhaps. But does the public really know about the taxes on medical devices, insurance plans, or even tanning services?

True, compared to the intraparty negotiations over the actual legislation, the taxes are a paragon of transparency.

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