ACA Agonistes
Restaurants Add Obamacare Surcharge
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  • rheddles

    Bad link for Big Easy

  • Boritz

    “If individuals purchased insurance directly, restaurants wouldn’t need to fund insurance through charges like this.”

    The real story is that businesses, whether a restaurant or a major corporation, don’t pay taxes.  Their stock holders do and their customers most certainly do, but business is in the business of passing on costs.  One of the political parties does not remotely believe it though.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    The free market will deal with these price increases as it always does, by reducing demand for these restaurant’s goods and services.

    • Bob

      Mmmmmmmmmmm, maybe, but not necessarily. If the restaurants are good enough that people continue to patronize them, it will reduce demand for other goods and services the same customers might otherwise buy.

  • FriendlyGoat

    Why not just add a surcharge called “protecting the profit margin surcharge”? The customers of these “non-political” owners would surely understand, right?

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