Health Care

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

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 […]

advance tax credit
Sep 18th, 2014

Health Care Q&A: Marriage 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.   What will happen to my advance tax credit if I get married or have a baby?                 Getting married or having a baby […]

Affordable Care Act
Sep 12th, 2014

Freelancer Friday: Reminder of Penalties under the ACA

Ed note: We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. For those who think the life of a freelancer is footloose and fancy-free ­– we are here with your dose of reality. There are serious implications this year when it comes to making sure you have health insurance and comply with the Affordable Care […]

aca
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 […]