Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
January 18, 2019
Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
IAFF Local Newswire
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Jan. 18 (07:10)
Gopher Hockey First Responder Night
IAFF Local 21
01.17.19
Retiree Luncheon
IAFF local 1289
01.17.19
February Meetings Notice
IAFF Local 42
01.17.19
Checking for Charity 2019
IAFF Local 1476
01.17.19
Dunning Circle Car vs Houses
South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
01.16.19
Check Presentation to Ava Roy Fund
Hamden Professional Firefighters
01.16.19
IAFF strikes Important Win
Posted On: Jan 06, 2016
IAFF Strikes Important Win as Congress Passes Two-Year Delay of Cadillac Tax

In a major victory for the IAFF, as part of an omnibus spending package to fund the government through next year, Congress approved a two-year delay of the Cadillac tax: a 40 percent tax on high-cost health plans that was scheduled to take effect in 2018. In addition to the two-year delay, several other tweaks to the tax were added, including an inflation adjusted increase in the premium caps, a GAO study on the feasibility of the health plan used by government workers as a benchmark for the law’s age and gender adjustments and the ability for employers to deduct excise tax payments. While Congress did not fully repeal the tax at this time, delaying this onerous tax is a major victory. Since its enactment as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the IAFF and its members have been the leading advocate on Capitol Hill opposing this tax.

Follow Us!
Facebook icon Twitter icon
Weather Report
Chester Firefighters Local 1400
Copyright © 2019, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

179166 hits since Nov 26, 2012
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image