Wall St. Journal:  “The White House fights an effort to ease a burden on small business. . . . The Senate will vote on amendments to the White House small business bill that would rescind an ObamaCare mandate that companies track and submit to the IRS all business-to-business transactions over $600 annually. . . . But this ‘tax gap’ of unreported business income is largely a Beltway myth, and no less than the Treasury Department’s National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson says the costs will be ‘disproportionate as compared with any resulting improvements in tax compliance’.”

See “Chambers fighting paperwork mandates included in federal health insurance reforms” and a related story in the New York Times called “Many Push for Repeal of Tax Provision in Health Law” that starts:

“Many Democrats have joined Republicans in pushing for the repeal of a tax provision in the new health care law that imposes a huge information-reporting burden on small businesses.”

See also “Proposal to Repeal Tax Rules Unacceptable, Treasury Says