Health Care

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

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Jul 17th, 2014

Health Care Q&A – Penalties

We continue our series on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. See all of our Health Care posts for more information.   How much is the penalty for not getting health insurance?                 The penalty for the first year is either $95 per adult and […]

Affordable Care Act
Jun 20th, 2014

Health Care Q&A – Advance Tax Credit

We continue our series on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. See all of our Health Care posts for more information.   What is the advance tax credit?                 The advance tax credit is a tax credit you receive to help pay your health insurance […]

Affordable Care Act
May 26th, 2014

Health Care Q&A – College and the Advance Tax Credit

We continue our series on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. See all of our Health Care posts for more information.   I am in college. Do I qualify for the tax credit?                 Maybe. If you are claimed as a dependent by your parents […]

Affordable Care Act
Apr 9th, 2014

Health Care Q&A – Which Parent is Responsible for Kids’ 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.   What are my obligations as a noncustodial parent to obtain health coverage for my children? Will I be penalized if the custodial parent decides to enroll them?       […]

Affordable Care Act
Mar 28th, 2014

Important Information for Immigrant Families Considering Enrolling in Marketplace Coverage

Ed note: The open enrollment deadline for healthcare coverage through the Marketplace is rapidly approaching on March 31. We have some important information for families with mixed-immigration statuses. Read more from The Tax Institute. Leer en español.  Many families have not enrolled in health care coverage through the ACA marketplace. This is especially true of many […]

Affordable Care Act
Mar 26th, 2014

Two Important Deadlines [VIDEO]

April 15 isn’t just an important date to know for filing taxes this year. It’s also the last day to file or amend a tax return for tax year 2010. March 31 is the deadline for open enrollment in a Marketplace health insurance plan, under the Affordable Care Act. If you’ve been without health insurance […]