“Get Your Affordable Care Act
On a recent
radio talk show, Liberty Tax owner Ray Nations put it about as plain and simple
as it gets, “If a hurricane is coming, you prepare.”
referring to preparation for the tumultuous changes that the Affordable Care
Act (ACA) will bring about. It isn’t going to be pretty folks. Some of our
elected officials admittedly did not read the entire bill regarding the
Affordable Care Act and followed Nancy Pelosi’s directions, “We have to pass
it, to know what’s in it.” Now Americans are faced with a law they must abide
by with few understanding it.
live talk radio show, Gordon D’Angelo, co-founder and Chairman of NEXT Financial Group, Inc., and Ray Nations urged listeners to
seek professional assistance to learn how the ACA will impact them. D’Angelo
praised the free ACA seminars that Liberty Tax offers as a continuation of
their commitment to community outreach. Nations talked about the free pamphlets
available to the public by just stopping into a Liberty
Tax location. To hear the informative show in its entirety, play the
stressed the impactful changes to come. D’Angelo referred to some as
“surprising impacts,” adding some individuals may believe that they are covered
because they have insurance and that belief may cost them. “Questions are
cheaper than penalties,” D‘Angelo states while urging people to take last
year’s tax return to a professional at Liberty Tax.
already been made, including a full year reprieve for large employers on having
to offer health insurance to all employees. Small businesses are scrambling to
ensure they don’t qualify as a large employer because, under the ACA, if two
part-time employees work 15 hours a week, they are considered one full-time
employee. Fifty full-time employees qualify a business as a ‘large employer’
and that changes the rules for a business under the ACA.
It’s time to
“place the plywood on the windows” – call Liberty Tax Service at 1-866-871-1040
an office near you. Bring last year’s tax return to a local
Liberty Tax office and find out how the ACA will impact you.