Senate bill includes the Botox tax


When Nancy Pelosi heard about this, she almost blinked.

The bill levies a 5 percent tax on elective cosmetic surgery. The provision raises $5 billion and was needed to make the numbers work, according to a Democratic Senate aide.

The Finance Committee considered the tax but dismissed it, in part because it was a public relations battle that senators were not willing to wage.

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http://www.politico.com/livepulse/1109/Senate_bill_includes_the_Botox_tax.html?showall

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