IRS Health Care Tax Tip 2016-79, December 6, 2016
The premium tax credit – also known simply as PTC – is a credit for certain people who enroll, or whose family member enrolls, in a qualified health plan offered through a Health Insurance Marketplace. Answer the yes-or-no questions in the following chart – or via accessible text – and follow the arrows to find out if you may be eligible for the premium tax credit.
Here are links to information and resources referenced in the graphic:
- Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit (PTC) and Instructions
- Information about the federal poverty line
- Publication 974, Premium Tax Credit (PTC) (PDF)
- Interactive Tax Assistant: Am I Eligible to Claim the Premium Tax Credit?
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