Health Care

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

1095-A
Dec 11th, 2014

New Tax Form Coming: The 1095-A [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s been said before, but the Affordable Care Act is the largest change to the tax code in 20 years. Part of that change means that there are entirely new tax forms you may need to know about. If you received health insurance coverage through a Marketplace, you’ll want to know about the 1095-A. Our […]

Affordable Care Act
Dec 4th, 2014

What to know NOW about health care coverage and your taxes

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), everyone must have health insurance coverage or meet the qualifications for an exemption. Leer en español. As a result of the ACA, there are a lot of changes to this year’s tax code, 46 changes to be exact. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to help you learn about the […]

Affordable Care Act

Selecting a Marketplace Health Insurance Plan

Choosing a health insurance plan can give you a headache. If you are buying one through the Marketplace for the first time, it might seem especially daunting. Here are a few steps you can take to make the process a little bit easier. Leer en español. 1. Look at your budget Calculate how much you […]

Affordable Care Act
Nov 17th, 2014

Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts Now

Ed note: We’re going to be talking about the Affordable Care Act a lot over the coming months, because it can have a dramatic effect on your tax return this year. But right now, we just want to help make sure you are prepared when it comes to insurance coverage in 2015. Leer en español. […]

advice
Oct 27th, 2014

Health Care Q&A: Who has to have health insurance coverage?

We continue our series on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. See all of our Health Care posts for more information.   Who is required to have health insurance?           Probably you. Starting in 2014, most U.S. citizens and residents have to get health insurance to avoid a […]

aca
Oct 6th, 2014

Life Changes and Marketplace Health Insurance Plans: What You Need to Do

Ed note: No matter what you think of the Affordable Care Act, it will create new considerations come tax time. This is especially true for those taxpayers who have had a major life change during the year. Here’s information on what changes you need to report to avoid surprises on your return. Leer en español. If […]