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By Twila Brase
Senate Tax Bill Repeals Individual Mandate – But It’s Not Enough
First, neither the individual mandate nor the penalty language is repealed in the Senate bill. They would remain in law. Second, the penalty on individuals is simply zeroed out, allowing another Congress to easily restore the penalty to the same level or even higher. Third, the Senate bill does not zero out the penalty until January 1, 2019.