Health Care Reform
This January many individuals will receive a Form 1095 for the first time. Form 1095 is part of the expanding ACA (Affordable Care Act) information reporting necessary to determine if you had required health insurance coverage in 2015: The IRS … read more
Are you an employer with 50 full-time employees (or 50 full-time equivalents)? Do you self-insure medical insurance coverage for employees? If you answered yes, you are likely subject to the new Affordable Care Act reporting requirements for 2015. The complex … read more
2015 is the first year that the new health care reporting forms are being required to be used to report health care coverage by employers under the Affordable Care Act. These will be due in January of 2016 to report … read more
According to a report from the National Taxpayer Advocate, more than 300,000 taxpayers overpaid the Individual Shared Responsibility Payment (ISRP) for health insurance on their tax returns processed through the end of April 2015. Most of those taxpayers were charged … read more
Most employers have fewer than 50 full-time employees or full-time equivalent employees and are therefore not subject to the employer shared responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act. If an employer has fewer than 50 full-time employees, including full-time equivalent … read more
Under the Affordable Care Act, applicable large employers –those with 50 or more full-time employees, including full-time equivalent employees – are required to take some new actions. These employers must file information returns with the IRS and also provide statements … read more
It has recently been discovered that there is a widespread number of taxpayers that are encountering errors with the Form 1095-A (Health Insurance Marketplace Statements). The types of errors that are occurring consist of incorrect information on the form or … read more
Now that there is a year of the Health Insurance Marketplace in the books, it is time to assess how having insurance through the marketplace needs to have a mid-season checkup. If you have insurance through the Marketplace, you may … read more
There is a new publication that will help you learn about how the Affordable Care Act affects your taxes. This publication breaks down what’s new for the 2014 federal tax return you will be filing in 2015. This new publication … read more
Last week the Obama administration reported that 800,000 people who signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act received incorrect tax information on the forms they received from the federal exchange and should wait to receive new ones … read more
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