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[Guidance Overview]

2/12/2014: To Pay or Play Under the ACA? Government Contractors May Not Have a Real Choice (McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP)
"Relevant statutes, regulations, and guidance appear to refer interchangeably to the 'assessable payment' as a penalty or a tax. These mixed references raise the question of whether the appropriate treatment is as a tax or a penalty. Certainly, the allowability of any such assessable payment under government contracts law remains untested and unclear. As a result, government contractors in particular must proceed with caution here because opting to pay the 'penalty' under the ACA may result in the incurrence of unallowable costs."
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