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"Obamacare" will NOT cause small businesses to start laying off workers.

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posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 03:28 AM
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Here is how "Obamacare" will affect businesses, contrary to the misinformation that is being spewed out there, it looks as if "Obamacare" will not have a negative effect on small businesses.


I own a small business. Will I have to buy health insurance for my workers?

No employer is required to provide insurance.

But starting in 2014, businesses with 50 or more employees that don't provide health care coverage and have at least one full-time worker who receives subsidized coverage in the health insurance exchange will have to pay a fee of $2,000 per full-time employee. The firm's first 30 workers would be excluded from the fee.

However, if you have a firm with 50 or fewer people you won't face any penalties. In addition, if you own a small business, the health law offers a tax credit to help cover the cost. Employers with 25 or fewer full-time workers who earn an average yearly salary of $50,000 or less today can get tax credits of up 35 percent of the cost of premiums. The credit increases to 50 percent in 2014.


Link

Great article and goes on to answer many more questions in detail.




posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 03:36 AM
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How about all of the other crap in that law? It is 2700 pages you know.

I do not think that you have a clue what it is going to cause. Have you read it? If so then maybe you can get a job working as a consultant to all of the democrat congressmen who did not.
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posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 03:52 AM
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My only issue with this is it seems that some small businesses might purposely stay under the 50 employee rule and might stunt the growth of a potential business and cause a bit higher unemployment.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 03:57 AM
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Obamacare is a smart way to take your tax dollars and pay big pharma directly rather than hope you get sick and maybe pay big pharma.

When will you people see that all of this has nothing to do with the happiness and health of Americas. Its all about profit, investments.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 04:07 AM
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How many of the businesses with 60 or 65 employees will cut a few to get under the 50 employee mark? Or the ones with 30 or 35 people wanting to get under the 25 mark?



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 04:13 AM
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There are about 4.5 million
Though the U.S. Census doesn't specify the figure for 50 employees or fewer, it does specify some other statistics.
Not counting firms with no employees, there are 2,777,680 with 1 to 4 employees, 1,043,448 with 5 to 9, 632,682 with 10 to 19, and 526,355 with 20 to 99. If we assume 3/8 of that final figure falls in the 20 to 50 camp, then there are 197,250 with 20 to 50 employees. The sum total of all of those is 4,651,060, so because of the uncertainty with that final group we can assume the actual figure is somewhere between 4.5 million and 4.75 million firms with 50 or fewer employees.

askville.amazon.com...

So around 4 million companies will be affected by this.

*whew*

Just 4 million.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 04:21 AM
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Doesnt matter what is posted or the opinion of the blow horns. Obama will get re-elected. Romney will make money and split votes.


its all a play and you people are playing the fools.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 04:26 AM
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Originally posted by Shadow Herder
reply to post by beezzer
 


Doesnt matter what is posted or the opinion of the blow horns. Obama will get re-elected. Romney will make money and split votes.


its all a play and you people are playing the fools.


Opinions, posts can blow away for all I care.

The truth is that millions will lose their jobs, the economy will sink further, and government will step right in.

Cloward-Piven Strategy.


The methodology is known as the Cloward-Piven Strategy, and we can all be grateful to David Horowitz and his Discover the Networks for originally exposing and explaining it to us. He describes it as:


The strategy of forcing political change through orchestrated crisis. The "Cloward-Piven Strategy" seeks to hasten the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.

www.americanthinker.com...



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 04:46 AM
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3 months and there will be thousands of businesses that have been "on the brink" of collapse giving up because they ran the numbers and know now there is no way out.

You are right. They won't be laying off workers because of the ACA, they will be gone and everyone will be FIRED, not laid off.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 05:43 AM
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Parts of this health care law can always be changed once it's implemented. Nobody knows exactly how this law is going to affect small businesses, insurance companies or the uninsured. Give the law a chance to take affect and I'm sure if it drastically starts affecting businesses, the cost of insurance and the uninsured ability to pay, congress will be forced to change parts of the law.

Like any policy, the bugs have to be worked out. This is a huge law that will have a major impact all the way around. We've already had parts of the law implemented that a majority of Americans like. The U.S. had to start somewhere with health care, let's stop trying to kill it until we can see how the gears of this thing mesh out. It may surprise us all.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 06:36 AM
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Yeah... right. Are you a small business owner? Go ask them.

Look the one thing I did notice about ObamaCare... There is only one thing I can find that isn't covered...

Working Your Butt Off

What dark times are about to fall on what most of us know as the USA.



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 06:47 AM
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Originally posted by beezzer
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The truth is that millions will lose their jobs, the economy will sink further, and government will step right in.



But there hasn't been an economic collapse in Massachusetts since the original version of "Obamacare" was instated by Romney several years ago. In fact, the economy of the state of Massachusetts is doing fairly well, compared with the rest of the nation.


The economists, from several local universities, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and other organizations, noted the Massachusetts economy has expanded faster than the nation’s and the unemployment rate, 6 percent in May, is more than 2 percentage points below the national rate of 8.2 percent. Employers are hiring, the housing market is stabilizing, and state tax collections are growing.


shar.es...

Fear monger much?



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 07:09 AM
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Fear mongering

Thats their calling card!



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 07:10 AM
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Originally posted by muse7
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Fear mongering

Thats their calling card!


As opposed to your race card!



posted on Jun, 29 2012 @ 08:52 AM
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This area of the healthcare debate was posted earlier here:
www.abovetopsecret.com...

Please add further comments to the ongoing discussion in the above linked thread.
Thanks




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