Repeal the 40% "Cadillac Tax" on Health Benefits

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What is the Cadillac Tax?

The “Cadillac Tax” is a 40% tax on the value of employer-sponsored health coverage that exceeds certain benefit thresholds – estimated to be $11,100 for self-only coverage and $29,750 for family coverage in 2022.  While the name may imply the 40% tax applies to a few individuals with “luxury” health coverage, the truth is it extends much further. More than 181 million Americans – including retirees, low- and moderate-income families, public sector employees, small business owners and the self-employed – currently depend on employer-sponsored health coverage.



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The “Cadillac Tax” must be repealed now. 

The Alliance to Fight the 40 is a broad based coalition comprised of public and private sector employer organizations, consumer groups, patient advocates, unions, health care companies, businesses and other stakeholders that support employer-provided health coverage. This coverage is the backbone of our health care system and protects moree than 181 million Americans across the United States. The Alliance seeks to repeal the 40% tax on employee health benefits to ensure that employer-sponsored coverage remains an effective and affordable option for working Americans and their families.