DEFINITION: The Affordable Care Act requires nearly everyone to have health insurance that meets minimum standards. With some exceptions, people who do not maintain ACA-compliant health insurance coverage pay a penalty.
September 14, 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
August 28, 2017 – If you decide not to purchase coverage and remain uninsured, you can use the calculator on this page to determine the size of the penalty… 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