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A 3.8% tax to fund healthcare? Yes and no
Los Angeles Times

There’s an e-mail going around warning that anyone who sells their home after 2012 “will pay a 3.8% sales tax on it” to help fund President Obama’s healthcare reform law.

“Oh, you weren’t aware this was in the Obamacare bill?” says the e-mail, which is being forwarded by many people but the origins of which remain a mystery. “Guess what, you aren’t alone. There are more than a few members of Congress that aren’t aware of it either.”