In the end, 6.6 mil­lion tax­pay­ers paid a penal­ty imposed for not hav­ing health insur­ance, which is rough­ly 10% more than what the Oba­ma admin­is­tra­tion had pre­dict­ed. The aver­age penal­ty was $190. What was inter­est­ing was that about 300,000 tax­pay­ers over­paid the penal­ty, as most should have received an exemp­tion for their low income. Bloomberg reports that the
“IRS has not decid­ed yet whether to issue a refund for the over­pay­ments” Say what?