Health Care

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

Jul 28th, 2015

IRS Notices Mailed to Some Marketplace Insurance Recipients

Did you get health insurance through a Marketplace for 2014 but still haven’t filed a tax return for that year? You may be hearing from the IRS soon. The good news is that H&R Block is available to help. Leer en Español. What’s going on? If you had health insurance through a Marketplace last year […]

advance premium tax credit
Jun 25th, 2015

Supreme Court Upholds ACA Advance Premium Tax Credits

The Supreme Court has decided the federal Marketplace for health insurance may continue providing advance premium tax credits. In short: nothing changes. For the 6.3 million people enrolled in health insurance through a Marketplace and receiving an APTC to help pay monthly premiums, that tax credit is not affected and can continue in the future. […]

Affordable Care Act
Jun 15th, 2015

Small Business Owners – Your Health Insurance Primer

Ed note: If navigating health insurance requirements is complex for individuals, it can be downright baffling for small business owners. Here’s what you need to know if your small business is growing and employing 100 or more people. Leer en Español. As an employer, one of the most important business decisions you can make is […]

Affordable Care Act
May 27th, 2015

You’re 26! What’s your health care fix?

Ed note: Many life transitions are times of fun and adventure. Finally being required to get your own health insurance doesn’t exactly feel as exciting. In fact, it might be slightly terrifying. Don’t worry. We can some helpful tips to make the change easy and stress-free. When you turn 16, you can drive. When you […]

Affordable Care Act

How Much Does Marketplace Health Insurance Cost?

Ed note: Health insurance can be a significant cost, so it’s understandable if you’re worried about how much a new plan is going to run you. The good news is that, if you’re under 30 and selecting a Marketplace health insurance plan, you have options. You should be able to find the one that’s best […]

advance premium tax credit
Apr 13th, 2015

File a Tax Return or Risk Losing Advance Premium Tax Credit

As of April 9, two out of three U.S. taxpayers had already filed their tax returns. Bad news? There are still a third of you out there who may need to file. In fact, estimates show that about 7.5 million taxpayers annually do not file returns but should, based on data received by the IRS. Leer […]