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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…

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…

Video: Who Qualifies for an Affordable Care Act Exemption (Obamacare)?
The Affordable Care Act requires all Americans to have health insurance or pay a tax penalty. But, who qualifies for an Affordable Care Act exemption? Find out more about who qualifies for an exemption from the Affordable Care Act tax penalty. Read more…

Video: The Affordable Care Act Tax Penalty Explained (Obamacare)
What is the Affordable Care Act tax penalty? Under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), if you can get health insurance and choose not to, and you aren't exempt for other reasons, you may have to pay a tax penalty. Beginning in 2019, although you are still required to have health insurance, there is not penalty for not having it. Read more…

Know the Key Dates for Health Care Reform
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment periods vary from year-to-year, but are expected to continue to be late in fall to early winter. Being aware of health care reform key dates can mean avoiding tax penalties for remaining uninsured. Read more…


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

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