Obamacare Sends Out Wrong Tax Info, Invalidating Tax Filing for 800,000 Taxpayers

Obamacare is at it again, screwing Americans out of what is due them. This time Healthcare.gov sent out the wrong tax forms to some 800,000 Obamacare insurance purchasers.

Obama’s healthcare agency is now warning these poor taxpayers that their taxes will be wrong if they already filed and that they better re-file or if they haven’t filed that they’d better delay their filing while the agency figures out what went wrong.

The tax mistake is a self-inflicted injury that comes on the heels of what President Barack Obama had touted as a successful enrollment season, with about 11.4 million people signed up.

California, which is running its own insurance market, on Thursday announced a similar problem affecting about 100,000 people in that state.

The errors mean that nearly 1 million people may have to wait longer to get their income tax refunds this year. And they could also affect the size of those refunds.

Another 50,000 or so who already filed may have to resubmit their returns.

Obamacare is nothing but a massive, wasteful mess and it gets worse every day.

According to The New York Times the 800,000 forms sent to the Obamacare insured is “one-fifth of all the forms mailed out by the federal government.” Worse is this…

The incorrect insurance information is used in computing taxes. Consumers can expect to receive corrected data in the first week of March. With the new data, officials warned, some taxpayers will owe more and some will owe less.

Officials said they did not know why the error had occurred.

This will screw a lot of people.

Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com, BigJournalsim.com and all Breitbart News' other sites, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.

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