GOP Splits Over Health-Law Taxes, Signaling a Shift

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WASHINGTON—Republican efforts to pass a health-care bill have revealed a party fissure on health-related taxes with potentially far-reaching repercussions.

In his latest attempt to rewrite President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) retained a 3.8% investment-income tax and a 0.9% payroll tax that apply to individuals earning more than $200,000 and married couples earning more…