Judge Urged To Block IRS Rule Expanding ACA Subsidies

Law360, Washington (December 3, 2013, 8:51 PM EST) -- A group of small-business owners and individuals on Tuesday urged a Washington, D.C., federal judge to block an Internal Revenue Service rule that they allege unlawfully expands insurance subsidies and related penalties under the Affordable Care Act, saying the statute clearly limits the scope of allowed subsidies.

At oral argument in support of a motion for summary judgment, plaintiffs' attorney Michael A. Carvin of Jones Day told U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman that the ACA does not allow the IRS to expand insurance premium subsidies,...
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