Health Care

What do taxes and health care have in common? A lot. We can explain.

Affordable Care Act
Jan 12th, 2015

Get Your ACA Tax Impact Analysis

If you are sick of hearing about the Affordable Care Act, if you are pretty sure you’re covered when it comes to health insurance, but you still aren’t quite certain what qualified health care coverage is, or if that time in between jobs will affect you, or have any other lingering questions – there is […]

advice
Jan 10th, 2015

Don’t Make These Costly Mistakes with Your Health Savings Account

Ed note: Do you have a Health Savings Account? If so, Jason Steele has a few tips for you when it comes to your contributions and using the account – all learned from his personal experience. Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are a great way to help ease the pain of costly medical bills that are […]

Affordable Care Act
Jan 8th, 2015

Ask Us Anything About the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Your Tax Return

Today, H&R Block offices nationwide are open for the company’s first-ever ACA Q&A Day. For 12 hours straight, you can come in and speak to an H&R Block ACA Specialist about your unique tax situation and how the Affordable Care Act might affect your return this year. Leer en español. “The Affordable Care Act has made health […]

Affordable Care Act
Jan 7th, 2015

What to Bring to your Tax Appointment: ACA Exemptions

Ed note: If you didn’t have health insurance in 2014 and have heard that you may be required to pay a penalty when you file your tax return, there is some good news. Read on to determine if you qualify for an exemption from that penalty – and how to go about getting it. Leer […]

Affordable Care Act
Jan 6th, 2015

What is an ACA specialist, and how can they help?

Danielle (28) and Mike (29) are married. They have two children, Alex (4) and Alicia (7), who live with them all year. Danielle and Mike file a joint return and have combined wages of $18,800. They have no other income. The couple is not required to file a tax return, but do in order to […]

advance premium tax credit
Jan 5th, 2015

The Affordable Care Act’s Premium Tax Credit and Your Filing Status

Ed note: There is a common misconception that once you receive a premium tax credit, you don’t need to do anything differently. If you’ve been filing your federal tax returns as “Married Filing Separately,” that’s not the case. Our experts from The Tax Institute explain. Leer en español. When you enroll in health insurance through a […]