has Information You Need to Understand the Health Care Law’s Effect on Your Taxes


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IRS Health Care Tax Tip 2016-74, October 19, 2016

For trending topics about the health care law and its effect on your taxes, visit When you have questions, start with to find  the answers you need – when you need them.

This is especially important if you’re looking for the latest information about   the premium tax credit, exemptions from the coverage requirement , and what qualifies as minimum essential coverage under the health care law.  Throughout the year, the IRS posts updated  information about the health care law to – information that will help you understand today what you need to know tomorrow.

At, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions,  forms and publications, and links to online tools that can help you. It’s not just individual taxpayers who will find what they need on There’s also  information related to rules and responsibilities for employers, as well as tax provisions for insurers, tax-exempt organizations and businesses.

If you need health coverage, visit to learn about health insurance options that are available for you and your family, how to purchase health insurance, and how you might qualify to get financial assistance with the cost of insurance.

Aside from, we also post new guidance and information about the health care law on the official IRS Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook accounts. You can also access a web-based IRS flyer, Health Care Law Online ResourcesPDF, for links to other federal agencies that also have a role in the health care law.

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