Those who owe penalties would see their tax refunds docked. Not everyone who fails to buy insurance will be forced to pay up â¿¿ those exempted from the requirement to have insurance, such as prison inmates, would not be penalized, for example. That also would be the case with people who earn so little that they are not required to file a tax return.People owing the government a fine under the law could try to massage their tax returns to avoid receiving a refund, and thus the government would have nothing to claim. It's also possible people could try to exploit the religious exemption, for example, to avoid buying insurance and getting hit with a penalty.
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