Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), enacted by
Congress in 2010 and scheduled to become fully operational in 2014,
has many significant implications for employers who offer health
care benefits to employees, including those in the roofing
industry. NRCA continues to work
in the regulatory and legislative arenas addressing issues related
to the health care law.
The HIT is one component of more than $500 billion in new taxes
included in the ACA for the purpose of offsetting the estimated $1
trillion cost to taxpayers. The HIT likely will have a significant
adverse effect on small and midsized businesses, as well as
self-employed individuals, and is one of the key reasons NRCA opposed the ACA when it was
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