'Botax:' Nips and tucks could cost more than ever before

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NOTE: this story was updated on Dec. 21 to reflect breaking news


Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the most taxed of them all? Well, it was nearly Americans seeking to lift a little "here" and tuck just a bit "there" as these people faced paying 5% more than they expected.

The tax, included in the health care bill was being debated in the Senate could have been forked over by consumers looking to ditch love handles, excess baby weight, drooping eyelids, and have any elective cosmetic surgery not deemed necessary to "address deformities arising from congenital abnormalities, personal injuries resulting from an accident or trauma, or disfiguring diseases."

If Botox plumps up wrinkles, it seems only fair that the proposal be nicknamed Bo-Tax, since it would plump up bills handed out for these procedures.