November 15, 2017 – Q. I know that the individual mandate allows for a gap in coverage as long as it's less than three months in a year. But what if I have… Read more
October 1, 2017 – Q: What are the Affordable Care Act enrollment periods and when can I enroll outside of the open enrollment period? Open enrollment for… Read more
I work at a large corporation that offers health insurance, but it’s expensive and I don’t feel I need it. Under Obamacare, can my company force me to sign up?
September 20, 2017 – Q. I work for a large corporation that offers health insurance. It's pretty expensive though, and I don't feel I need it. I'm young,… Read more
April 3, 2017 – Q. I've heard that the government won't really be able to enforce the penalty for not having health insurance. Is this true? A: Although… Read more
April 3, 2017 – Q. If the IRS doesn't owe me a refund, how will it enforce the penalty? Will IRS agents be coming to our homes to collect it? I have read… Read more
March 1, 2017 – Q: I heard that the IRS isn't going to enforce the Affordable Care Act's penalty for 2016 tax returns. Is that… Read more
I have insurance through my husband’s employer, so I don’t need my employer’s coverage. But my company said I have to work fewer than 30 hours a week so that I’m not considered full time. Can I just waive my employer’s coverage if they let me work full time?
January 2, 2017 – Q. I have insurance through my husband's employer, so I don't need my employer's coverage. But my company said I have to work fewer than 30… Read more
August 8, 2016 – Q. Is there a minimum age for the ACA's individual mandate? And who is responsible for paying the penalty if a child or young adult… Read more
If I owe income tax and the ACA penalty but don’t plan to pay the ACA penalty, will the IRS apply my payment to my penalty or to my income tax?
July 12, 2016 – Q. If I owe income tax and the ACA penalty but don’t plan to pay the ACA penalty, will the IRS apply my payment to my penalty or to my… Read more
June 27, 2016 – The health reform law includes an individual mandate, requiring every American to have health coverage, with just a few exceptions. It… Read more
March 28, 2016 – the exchange keeps track of who gets exchange-based coverage, and reports that information to the IRS. But health insurers and employers… Read more
March 3, 2016 – Q: If I pay the tax for not purchasing health insurance, does that buy me an insurance policy? A: No. You’re not buying insurance;… Read more