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  • All accounts are DELETED every year, after October 20
  • Print and efile your 2016 return before October 20, 2017
  • Accessing an account you created in a prior year is not possible

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  • IF you had 12 months of qualifying health insurance coverage last year, then don’t forget to check the box on line 61 of your 1040, line 38 of your 1040A or line 11 of your 1040EZ.


  • The 2016 Filing Deadline is fast approaching on April 18, 2017. Avoid any last minute hassle and stress, prepare and e-File return today!
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  • You haven't filed if the IRS rejects your return. After you submit your 2016 return, you should receive an email from, verifying the IRS accepted your federal return.

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