Paulsen Taking Another Swing At the Medical Device Tax

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) is taking another swing at repealing the medical device tax. Repealing the 2.3 percent tax – which affects X-ray machines, MRI equipment, and other medical devices that large medical institutions purchase – has been Paulsen’s goal since at least 2010, when he introduced the earliest version of his repeal plan. In … Continue reading Paulsen Taking Another Swing At the Medical Device Tax

Repealing The Medical Device Tax Could Lead To $20 Billion Budget Shortfall

Reps. Erik Paulsen (R.-Minn.) and Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), both of whom sit on the influential House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a bill last month to extend the temporary ban on the medical device tax for five years. The tax places a 2.3 percent sales tax on gross receipts for medical devices like X-ray and MRI … Continue reading Repealing The Medical Device Tax Could Lead To $20 Billion Budget Shortfall

Erik Paulsen’s Long War Against The Medical Device Tax

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) has made a name for himself in Congress by working on two big legislative areas: health and taxes. More than half of all the bills he’s sponsored have dealt with taxation, and 28 percent of the bills he’s sponsored have dealt with health. One of his biggest policy projects in both … Continue reading Erik Paulsen’s Long War Against The Medical Device Tax