Measure needs Obama signature.
The Senate has passed legislation meant to remove a controversial 1099 provision in the health care law. To become law, the measure needs President Obamaâ€™s signature.
Under the health care law, the expanded 1099 provision requires companies to report on any purchases of goods or services of over $600 annually.
During a March 30 Senate Agriculture Committee hearing, Nebraska Sen. Mike Johanns was especially critical of what the 1099 provision would do to farmers.
â€śGive us a real-life view of how that will impact your operation â€“ if you have to issue 1099s for all goods and services purchased over $600 during any calendar year,â€ť Johanns asked panel member Stan Townsend, a Kansas farmer.
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