Benefits and Compensation

Cadillac Tax Will Hit Middle Class Hardest, Researchers Conclude

Two researchers from the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health have concluded that the Cadillac Tax will hit middle-class families the hardest, according to new research published in the March 2016 issue of the International Journal of Health Services.

The tax, now set to go into effect in 2020, would impose a 40% excise tax on insurers of employer-sponsored health plans with total values that exceed $10,200 for individual coverage and $27,500 for family coverage.

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