IRS Softens On Obamacare Reporting Requirements After Trump Executive Order
By Forbes,Feb. 16, 2017
Last month, President Trump signed an executive order giving the Department of Health and Human Services and “other executive departments and agencies” the authority and discretion to roll back certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It was unclear at the time what that might mean for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) which has been tasked by Congress with enforcement of several key components of ACA, including the individual mandate. Now, we may have an answer: the IRS appears to be easing off of enforcing the mandate.