Obamacare Contains 20 Tax Hikes
5:34 PM, Sep 25, 2012 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
At a rally in Ohio today, Mitt Romney said that Barack Obama hasn't raised taxes during his first term in office but will if he's reelected:
Obama hasn't yet raised income tax rates, but Obamacare raises taxes on everything from medical devices to tanning beds to over-the-counter medicines. A number of the tax hikes contained in Obamacare have not yet taken effect: The individual mandate, the $3,000-per-job tax on some employers, and the tax on high-end health insurance will only take effect if Obamacare remains a law.
The Romney campaign might want to remind the country that hundreds of billions in Obamacare taxes--and $2 trillion in spending--are about to come crashing down on us if Obama is reelected.
Update: A statement from Romney campaign spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg: