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Landlord In Hot Water After Charging 'Obamacare Surtax' On Rent

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(Fox 4, Kansas City) BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — A Blue Springs man’s lease includes a monthly fee for something called an “Obamacare Surtax.” But when he couldn’t find any evidence that such a tax exists, he called Fox 4 Problem Solver Linda Wagar for help. This story intrigued Problem Solvers because we’d never heard of such a tax, yet the owners of an apartment complex have been collecting it for more than a year and keep insisting to their tenants that it’s real.

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