Health Care Reform

Exemption Due to Marketplace 1095-A Error

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

Mid-Year Premium Tax Credit Checkup

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

New IRS Publication Helps You Understand the Affordable Care Act

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

WARNING – Federal Healthcare Coverage Information May be Incorrect

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

Premium Tax Credit Brings Changes to Your 2014 Income Tax Return

When filing your 2014 federal income tax return, you will see some changes related to the Affordable Care Act. Millions of people who purchased their coverage through a health insurance Marketplace are eligible for premium assistance through the new premium … read more

Apply Early if You Need a Hardship Exemption from Obamacare

Most people must have health insurance coverage in 2014 or will pay a penalty fee with their 2014 income tax return. The fee (also known as “the penalty,” the “individual shared responsibility payment,” or the “individual mandate”) is based on … read more

No Health Coverage? How to Know if You Qualify for an Exemption

Most people must have health insurance coverage in 2014 or pay a penalty fee with the 2014 income tax return. The fee (also known as “the penalty,” the “individual shared responsibility payment,” or the “individual mandate”) is based on your … read more

Don’t Pay Obamacare Penalty: Plans that Count as Health Coverage

To avoid the 2014 penalty fee (also known as “the penalty,” the “individual shared responsibility payment,” or the “individual mandate”) for being uncovered, you must have health insurance that qualifies as minimum essential coverage. Certain health plans qualify as minimum … read more

Coming Oh, So Soon: The Obamacare Penalty Fee

The long awaited and much discussed Obamacare penalty fee (also known as “the penalty,” the “individual shared responsibility payment,” or the “individual mandate”) is coming to your 2014 tax return and will be charged for the months in 2014 that … read more

IRS Releases Health Care Information Reporting Draft Forms

The Affordable Care Act is requiring nonexempt individuals to have minimum essential coverage or to pay the individual shared responsibility payment. On July 24, the IRS released the draft forms that the providers of health care must use to fulfill … read more


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