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A Cost of Obamacare: $500M to IRS

7:46 AM, Apr 9, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The Hill reports: 

The Obama administration is quietly diverting roughly $500 million to the IRS to help implement the president’s healthcare law.

The money is only part of the IRS’s total implementation spending, and it is being provided outside the normal appropriations process. The tax agency is responsible for several key provisions of the new law, including the unpopular individual mandate.

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