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Failing to Purchase Health Insurance Won’t Result in a Priority Tax Claim

The exaction for failure to purchase health insurance under the ACA is a tax for constitutional purposes but not a tax under the Bankruptcy Code, New Orleans judge rules.

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Opinion Link:

Opinion Link

Judge Name:

Jerry A. Brown

Case Citation:

In re Chesteen, 17-11472 (Bankr. E.D. La. Feb. 9, 2018)

Case Name:

In re Chesteen

Case Type:

Consumer