An Obama LIE Showing up on Store Receipts

The infamous Obamacare excise tax on medical devices that we covered back in  December has officially come into effect as of January 1, and the fleecing has  already affected some customers at a popular sporting goods chain. As reported  by The Blaze, the 2.3 percent tax, which was only supposed to affect  medical devices sold to hospitals and other healthcare entities, began to show  up inexplicably on store receipts at a Cabela’s sporting goods store in Texas,  catching some customers by surprise.

A screenshot of a Cabela’s store receipt that has widely circulated the internet  in recent weeks shows purchases made for $279.67, with $26.69 of this total  representing taxes. But further down on the receipt is a breakdown of this  charge which shows $20.87 for “General Sales and Use,” and $5.82 for a “Medical  Excise Tax.”

Not only had the Obama administration previously indicated that  medical devices sold at the retail level would be exempt from the tax, but  Cabela’s does not even sell medical devices, which makes the appearance of  anomalous charge highly confusing.

Not long after this particular receipt made the digital rounds, several others  also emerged, and Cabela’s eventually came forward to indicate that the charge,  which allegedly showed up on receipts at numerous Cabela’s locations, was the  result of “a computer glitch that has (since) been fixed.” But many are  wondering how the tax itself,  which was supposedly never intended to affect any retail purchases whatsoever,  ended up being accidentally input into the Cabela’s computer system in the first  place.

Cabela’s error raises public awareness about real-life implications of Obamacare  taxes

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the corporation  responsible for collecting the new tax, it only applies to manufacturers and  importers of medical devices, and not to consumers directly. But for some  unknown reason, Cabela’s had integrated the tax into its point-of-sale system,  and inadvertently begun to collect the unconstitutional tax from its customers.  Some customers have reportedly been able to obtain a refund, but many others are  likely unaware they were even charged.

“The 2.3 percent Medical Excise Tax that began on January 1st is supposed to be  ‘hidden’ from the consumer, but it’s been brought to the public’s attention by  hunting and fishing store Cabela’s who have refused to hide it and are showing  it as a separate line item tax on their receipts,”  explained one individual who was charged the tax in an email to

The error, in other words, draws public attention to the massive swindling that  is the tax, and to a much larger extent Obamacare  in general. By the year 2014, for instance, those with “non-qualifying”  insurance plans will be coerced by the occupying federal regime to pay an  additional income surtax. And those with existing health insurance plans that  cost $27,500 or more annually per family will eventually have a whopping 40  percent excise tax tacked onto their monthly premiums.

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Why Was A Sporting Goods Store Charging 2.3% Medical Excise Tax



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