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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…

Health Insurance Assistance for the Unemployed
Having health insurance can help lower the financial stress of unemployment. Although finding affordable coverage becomes a challenge when you don't have a job, but options do exist. 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…

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