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Letters From Our Readers: Aug. 20, 2012

August 20, 2012
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to Herb Woerpel’s editorial “Could HVACR Contractors Actually Benefit from Obamacare?” July 23, 2012.

Benefitting From Obamacare

Thanks for writing the article on Obamacare. We fall in the 88 percent with 12 employees here. Not only did you educate us, you educated my CPA!

I did some research based on your tax credit information, sent our CPA a 8941 Health Care Tax Worksheet and received a request for payment per employee breakdown from them.

Always enjoy reading ACHR News, and today I am thankful for reading your article, which will allow us large tax credits in the future and at least one large credit left on the table from 2011.

Paul Sammataro
President, Samm’s Heating and Air Conditioning
Plano, Texas


Editor’s note: This letter is in response to Kim Schwartz’s editorial “Opening Eyes to Opportunity,’ June 18, 2012.

HVACR: The Best Industry to Work In

Congratulations on a splendid, hit-the-nail-on-the-head article.

Having worked in the HVACR industry since Dec. 1951, I can assure you that this industry is the best I have ever seen. My bride, Jeanie, of 59 years, and I were blessed with three children. All three were afforded the opportunity to work in HVACR. They all did, and learned lots of information that will always bless them in their lives. Two of those three are still in the industry and the older, although out of the industry now, uses her education from the industry almost every day.

My opinion has always been, if we are doing something that we would not recommend that our children might like to do, we should consider getting into another trade. This industry provides the most opportunity for serving mankind, for fulfillment, satisfaction, and the privilege to contribute, of any industry I have ever seen. This world would have a very hard time functioning without this industry. Just sit and think, what industry or job does not need us and our skills to function?

Sort of makes a person mighty happy and proud to be here, now doesn’t it?

Aaron York Sr.
York’s Quality Education & Training
Indianapolis

Publication date: 8/20/2012

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