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Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010
Section 5000A(g)Administration and procedure
The penalty provided by this section shall be paid upon notice and demand by the Secretary, and except as provided in paragraph (2), shall be assessed and collected in the same manner as an assessable penalty under subchapter B of chapter 68.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law—
(A)Waiver of criminal penalties
In the case of any failure by a taxpayer to timely pay any penalty imposed by this section, such taxpayer shall not be subject to any criminal prosecution or penalty with respect to such failure.
(B)Limitations on liens and levies
The Secretary shall not—
(i)file notice of lien with respect to any property of a taxpayer by reason of any failure to pay the penalty imposed by this section, or
(ii)levy on any such property with respect to such failure.