Most Americans must have health insurance. It’s the law. But as the 2014 tax filing season gets underway, you may be caught off guard by an extra tax of $95 or more due with your 2014 tax return. That’s because if you went for three consecutive months or more during 2014 without health insurance, you will be hit with a penalty tax (unless you are exempt). Here is the amount
Tax Filing with the Affordable Care Act
With January behind us, it’s time to start thinking about filing your 2014 income taxes. By now, you should have received most, if not all, of your tax forms and notices from your employer(s), banks, mortgage company, financial institutions, etc. — and, if you bought health insurance on the exchange — the Marketplace. As we posted several weeks ago, the upcoming tax season promises to be complicated for those who
How Will the Affordable Care Act Affect my Taxes?
Have you started thinking about filing your 2014 taxes? April 15 may be a few months away, but this year — the first year the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is in effect — filing taxes will be more complicated for millions of Americans. That’s because certain provisions of the new law — namely, penalties and subsidies — will be reconciled at tax time. If you got health insurance through your