Health Care

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

Mar 3rd, 2015

Health Care Tax Form Error Impacts 800,000 – Are You Affected?

If you had health insurance coverage through a Marketplace plan in 2014, you should have received a new tax form – the 1095-A. The 1095-A reports information you will use to complete your tax return, most importantly in reconciling your Advance Premium Tax Credit or determining your Premium Tax Credit. Unfortunately, 800,000 1095-A forms were […]

Affordable Care Act
Feb 23rd, 2015

Missed the Deadline to Enroll in Health Insurance, Now What?

We’ve been telling you since November that you need to have health insurance coverage and/or enroll in a Marketplace health care plan. Otherwise, you could face a hefty penalty when you file your 2015 taxes next year. Leer en español. By now, you’ve missed the deadline to get a plan through a federal or state Marketplace. You needed […]

Affordable Care Act
Feb 12th, 2015

Enroll for Health Insurance Now, or Face a Future Tax Penalty

Ed note: The deadline to enroll in a Marketplace health insurance plan is rapidly approaching. Here’s what you need to know, and why you should enroll now. Leer en español. Everyone is required to have minimum essential health care insurance in 2015. You may be covered under an employer plan or a governmental program, like […]

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 […]

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 […]