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The full effects of the Obama health care plan are yet to be seen; indeed, most lawmakers in Washington couldn’t possibly have read the entire bill in its voluminous form when they voted to pass it, so we’ll be discovering things as we go forward -- and as one publication pointed out recently, some of those things will be completely counterproductive to good government and will, during the administration of possibly the most anti-business president in history, throw huge and expensive amounts of paperwork on small businesses. The other publication pointed out that the provision referred to, which will take effect next year, will require all businesses to issue an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 for every person, corporation or other entity to which they pay more than $600 during a year. The idea behind it is to recover taxes on unreported income, and there’s nothing wrong with the idea -- if it would work.