Health Care

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

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 […]

Apr 10th, 2015

Don’t Let Health Insurance Issues Keep You From Filing A Tax Return

Ed note: As tax season comes to an end, we wanted to address a few last-minute issues for taxpayers who may find that their return is a bit more complicated this year, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. If you’re one of the millions of people who bought health insurance through the Marketplace in 2014 […]

Affordable Care Act
Apr 7th, 2015

What are Marketplace Hardship Exemptions, and How to Qualify?

Ed note: If you didn’t have health insurance in 2014, you may be avoiding your tax return in fear of having to pay a penalty. There’s good news, though. You may qualify for an exemption – which means you don’t have to pay the fee. Here’s a closer look at some exemptions that are a […]

Affordable Care Act
Mar 18th, 2015

PPACA Compliance and Shared Responsibility for American Expats

Ed note: American expats may not be giving the Affordable Care Act a second thought, but don’t be so quick to dismiss it. If you don’t meet one of several requirements, you may still face a penalty on this – or future – tax returns. With the tax season now in full swing, many expats […]