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Obama wants to tax plastic surgery

A new proposal to reform the American healthcare system could see a five per cent tax on plastic surgery. Can this measure really help Obama’s vision become a reality?

This proposal has already been dubbed “the bo-tax”.

“They are going to accept it because they need the money,” believes Brent Budowsky, columnist from The Hill.

“And so they are looking for things to tax that they haven’t taxed yet, so they can cut some other taxes that are going to be placed on the middle class – those they want to avoid because of next year’s election”.