House Healthcare Bill Uses the Term "Tax" 87 Times


Posted by John Kartch on Thursday, October 29th, 2009, 11:44 AM PERMALINK


A word search of the 1,990-page House healthcare bill (H.R. 3962) reveals that the term “tax” is used 87 times, “taxable” is used 62 times, and “excise tax” is used 10 times.

Other terms of interest are as follows:
 
 
House Healthcare Bill (H.R. 3962)
Term
Number of uses
“Tax”
87 times
“Taxable”
62 times
“Excise tax”
10 times
“Taxes”
 15 times
“Fee”
 59 times
“Penalty”
113 times
“Require”
118 times
“Must” 
58 times
“Shall” 
3,424 times

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