TurboTax Live Assisted Basic
File 100% FREE with expert help: Get live help from tax experts, plus a final review before you file — all free.
Simple tax returns only.
See if you qualify. Must file by 3/31.
Get started

ACA Tax Tips

Subscribe and receive all ACA
tax guides via RSS

Recent Articles

Essential Tax Forms for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred to as Obamacare, affects how millions of Americans will prepare their taxes in the new year. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has introduced a number of essential tax forms to accommodate the ACA: Form 1095-A, Form 1095-B, Form 1095-C, and Form 8962. Read more…

Video: Affordable Health Care Act Explained—Obamacare Facts
Watch a short video on the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, to see how the new health care law and health insurance marketplace affects you. Note: The content of this video is applicable to Tax Year 2014. Read more…

What Is the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision?
The individual shared responsibility provision lies at the heart of the Affordable Care Act—the 2010 health care law sometimes referred to as Obamacare. This is the provision that requires Americans to have health insurance coverage and that imposes a tax penalty through 2018 on those who choose to go uninsured. Read more…

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Vets
The Affordable Care Act is designed to provide all Americans with access to health insurance at reasonable rates, while working to lower costs, improving the quality of health care and improving the coordination of such care. Veterans have a few options to meet the terms of minimum essential coverage under the ACA. Read more…

Video: What is the Affordable Care Act Individual Mandate?
The Affordable Care Act individual mandate (Obamacare) requires most Americans to have health insurance or pay a tax penalty, unless you qualify for an exemption. Learn more about the ACA individual mandate, plans that qualify as minimum essential coverage, who qualifies for an exemption and how the individual mandate may affect your taxes with this helpful guide from TurboTax. Read more…


More ACA Articles

Does Medicare Count as Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) Do VA Benefits Count as Medical Insurance Coverage Under Obamacare? Will Medicare/Medicaid be Impacted by ACA? What is the Shared Responsibility Payment? Video: Who Qualifies for an Affordable Care Act Exemption (Obamacare)? Are You Exempt From Health Care Coverage? Video: The Affordable Care Act Tax Penalty Explained (Obamacare) Employer Sponsored Health Coverage Explained What is Form 1094-B: Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns? What Is the Individual Mandate for Health Care Reform? What Are the Tax Penalties for Smokers? What is Code Section 6056 for Health Care Reform? Affordable Care Act Decoded Health Care and Your Taxes: What's the Connection? Finding Your Health Care Marketplace What is Employer Sponsored Coverage? How Health Care Reform Has Changed the Way You Pay Taxes How to Determine if You Have Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) Key Dates for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Open Enrollment Understand and Avoid Health Care Reform Tax Penalties The Most Important Tax Forms for ALEs (Applicable Large Employers) Are Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses Covered by ACA? 5 Steps to Navigate the Health Care Marketplaces What is the Difference Between Forms 1094-C and 1095-C? What is Form 1095-A: Health Insurance Marketplace Statement What are 1095 Tax Forms for Health Care? What is Form 1095-C: Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage What is the Premium Tax Credit (PTC) and What is Tax Form 8962? What is an ALE (Applicable Large Employer) for Health Care Reform? Video: How to Claim the Affordable Care Act Premium Tax Credit (Obamacare) What is Form 1095-B: Health Coverage How Does IRS Form 1095-B Affect Small Businesses? Does Your Company Need to File Form 1095-B? Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Survival Guide For ALEs

TurboTax Blog »

Get tax tips and tricks, from quick fixes to long term strategies.

Ready to try TurboTax?

Start for Free