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IRS: No agents will enforce Obamacare mandate

(FOX NEWS) The mandate in ObamaCare requiring Americans to buy health insurance is poised to go into full effect as a result of the recent Supreme Court ruling. But the IRS has no plans to get agents involved in enforcing the mandate – or at least not to the agency’s fullest extent.

A top IRS official says the agency does not plan to perform audits or penalize those who fail to buy the insurance.

President Obama’s law overhauling U.S. health care — passed in 2010 and upheld by the high court this year — charges most Americans a penalty if they fail to buy insurance starting in 2014.