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Updated: Aug. 14 (11:10)
First Responder Recognition Day
IAFF Local 21
08.14.18
St. Bernard Firefighters Local-1468
PFFA
08.14.18
Law Enforcement Assist
South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
08.14.18
August 13,2018: UPFFA Endorsed Candidates visit Meriden Fire Headquarters
UPFFA
08.13.18
Potomac and Broncos MVA with HazMAT
South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
08.13.18
Commerical Structure Fire
South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
08.13.18
IAFF strikes Important Win
Posted On: Jan 06, 2016
IAFF Strikes Important Win as Congress Passes Two-Year Delay of Cadillac Tax

In a major victory for the IAFF, as part of an omnibus spending package to fund the government through next year, Congress approved a two-year delay of the Cadillac tax: a 40 percent tax on high-cost health plans that was scheduled to take effect in 2018. In addition to the two-year delay, several other tweaks to the tax were added, including an inflation adjusted increase in the premium caps, a GAO study on the feasibility of the health plan used by government workers as a benchmark for the law’s age and gender adjustments and the ability for employers to deduct excise tax payments. While Congress did not fully repeal the tax at this time, delaying this onerous tax is a major victory. Since its enactment as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the IAFF and its members have been the leading advocate on Capitol Hill opposing this tax.

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