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There’s a lot of information out there regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but what does the ACA really mean for younger Americans? Historically, young adults have been the highest uninsured age group, accounting for 30% of Americans without health insurance.*
Did you receive tax credits to help you pay for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare? Have you filed your 2014 income tax return yet?
If you don’t have health care coverage, there are four ways you can apply through the Marketplace - online, over the phone, in-person or by mail. The majority of Americans have employee-sponsored health insurance plans or Medicaid.
Delayed refunds. They’re not words taxpayers like to hear, but some 800,000 people who enrolled in health insurance through the federal Marketplace, could find their refunds delayed.
While almost 200 million Americans file a tax return every year, there are some that have not needed to. However, that will change with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
Speculation that many individuals will opt to pay the annual penalty instead of acquiring health insurance has the success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also called Obamacare, in question. However, recent numbers from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show an increase in young adults (18 - 34) who have enrolled in the Health Insurance Marketplace plans in the last month.
The deadline is just weeks away for Americans to get health insurance and avoid the tax penalty. By March 31, 2014, every American must have health insurance unless they qualify for an exemption (see below) or face the penalty.