Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

People who lacked health insurance for more than three consecutive months in 2016, or who bought individual insurance and got federal help paying the premiums, will need to do a little work to figure out what, if anything, they owe the IRS.

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People who lacked health insurance for more than three consecutive months in 2016, or who bought individual insurance and got federal help paying the premiums, will need to do a little work to figure out what, if anything, they owe the IRS.

Brennan Linsley/AP

Your federal income taxes are due April 18 this year, and — for perhaps several million people — a fine for failing to get health insurance is due that day, too.

Despite a lengthy debate, Congress has not yet acted on a bill to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act. That means the law and almost all of its regulations remain in force, at least for now.

For the majority of tax filers, who had health insurance through an employer for 2016 or through a government

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/04/15/523968089/tax-day-and-health-insurance-under-trump?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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