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How Health Care Reform Has Changed the Way You Pay Taxes
With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, it's time to think about how it will affect your taxes. Whether your income is high, low or in-between, everyone will likely be affected in some way. Here's a year-by-year breakdown of what's on the horizon and details about how the new law may change the amount of tax you pay. Read more…

Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible?
Medical expenses can be tax deductible. Learn which ordinary and COVID-19-related expenses might be deductible on your 2020 taxes that you’ll file in 2021. Read more…

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…

Are Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses Covered by ACA?
The Affordable Health Care Act offers a premium tax credit to help with a portion, or all, of your out-of-pocket expenses, depending on your income. The credit helps individuals and families with moderate income who purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. To determine your eligibility, you must file a tax return to establish your income. Read more…

Video: How to Claim the Affordable Care Act Premium Tax Credit (Obamacare)
The Affordable Care Act Premium Tax Credit is a new refundable tax credit that can lower your monthly health insurance premiums. If you qualify for the tax credit, you can claim the Premium Tax Credit throughout the year to lower your monthly health insurance premiums, or claim the credit with your tax return to either lower your overall tax bill or increase your tax refund. Read more…


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