Certain life events can impact your tax filing status and amount of refund. We have all the information you need to make the correct decisions.
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The Affordable Care Act cost-sharing subsidy is designed to lower you out-of-pocket health care costs when you purchase health insurance from the Marketplace. Learn who qualifies for the Affordable Care Act cost-sharing subsidy, how to claim it, and how it's different from the Premium Tax Credit.
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.
The Affordable Care Act put in place significant tax-related programs that impact Medicare and Medicaid, such as increased Medicare taxes on earned and unearned income for high-wage earners, and Medicaid changes that increase the number of insured individuals. Establishing whether you are affected by the ACA-imposed taxes, or are eligible for certain health programs that fall under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is determined by filing your income tax.
The Affordable Care Act has brought new options for health care coverage to millions of previously uninsured Americans. While you can still choose not to purchase health insurance, that decision may come at a cost, beginning with the 2014 tax year. Eligible taxpayers who remain without insurance may be required to pay penalties, though there are exemptions for which you may qualify.
The federal government offers tax deductions and credits to reduce taxable income under certain circumstances. There are several that are often overlooked, including deductions for job hunting, caregiver expenses for dependents and children while you work, a credit to reduce taxes for moderate- to low-income earners and the premium tax credit associated with the Affordable Care Act. TurboTax can help determine if you qualify for these credits and deductions.