There is a lot of information in the news and online about the health care law and its effect on your taxes. From the individual shared responsibility provision to the definition of minimum essential coverage, the IRS website covers a wide range of health care topics and how they relate to your taxes.
The IRS knows that many taxpayers want to know how the health care law will affect them when filing their taxes next year. When questions come up, IRS.gov is a great place for taxpayers to begin finding the answers they need – when they need them.
This information is especially important for individuals because several provisions of the law went into effect this year, such as the premium tax credit and the requirement for individuals to have minimum essential coverage. The IRS will continue to post information that is relevant and helpful to you as you get ready to prepare and file your 2014 tax return.
At IRS.gov/aca, you’ll find frequently asked questions, legal guidance, and links to other useful sites. You can also access valuable information about specific topics, including the premium tax credit for individuals, rules and responsibilities for employers, as well as tax provisions for insurers, tax-exempt organizations and other businesses.
Aside from IRS.gov, we also post new guidance and information about the health care law on the official IRS Twitter, Tumblr andFacebook accounts. You can also access a Web-based IRS flyer,Health Care Law Online Resources, for links to other federal agencies that also have a role in the health care law.