health insurance tax
The Michigan Senate has passed legislation to reduce the rate charged to purchasers of health insurance, including job providers, under the Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA) Act.
In late 2012, we alerted you to the fact that state lawmakers were trying to dramatically increase the Health Insurance Claims Tax (“HICA Tax”) on Michigan job providers in order to balance the state’s budget. Although we were successful in defeating the lame duck proposal, a new bill was reintroduced earlier today (Tuesday, April 30th) and it appears the Senate Appropriations Committee is on the verge of beginning a new round of action on this ill-conceived proposal.
Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 - Earlier this week, we alerted you to the fact that lawmakers were planning to consider a bill to dramatically increase the Health Insurance Claims Tax (otherwise known as "HICA") on Michigan job providers. Thanks to your efforts, we were successful in our efforts to halt this job-killing tax - for now.
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with five other statewide business organizations to oppose efforts to increase health insurance costs for Michigan businesses and consumers by expanding the newly-enacted Health Insurance Claims (HICA) Tax.
Monday, Nov. 26th - In the next 24 hours, state lawmakers will be considering a bill to dramatically increase the Health Insurance Claims Tax (otherwise known as “HICA’) on Michigan job providers. We need your help in communicating your strong opposition to this eleventh-hour tax increase! Click here to view and send an Action Alert to your State Senator today!