The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The taxman cometh!

Telonephobics beware! For it is the Ides of April and the second inevitability of life is upon us. But fear not if you lack health insurance and cannot afford $95 or 1% of your income (whatever is higher) since it is very easy to avoid paying the penalty tax:

#4. Get beaten by your wife. Required documentation: None
Official text reads: "You recently experienced domestic violence. Required documentation: None."
Translation: Get attacked by your wife. You may then apply for the exemption by simply stating “I am exempt because my wife beat me.” No documentation required.

Via Captain Capitalism, Citizen Liberty: 17 Ways To Avoid The Obamacare Tax Penalty, Including Being Beaten By Your Wife

It doesn't surprise me that a 2,700 page bill that no Congresscritter read and over 33,000 pages of regulations (wow! Something longer than Atlas Shrugged) would have egregious loopholes in it.




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