IRS: shady preparers are pocketing tax payments due under “Obamacare”

IRS-LogoThe Internal Revenue Service reports some unscrupulous preparers are wrongly telling clients to pay THEM under a provision of the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare”. The “Individual Shared Responsibility” is the requirement that you report your health insurance to the IRS — and usually pay a penalty if you have none. The agency says any penalty should go to the Treasury Department, not a shady tax preparer. WLNI’s Evan Jones has the story.

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