Category Archives: ACA (ObamaCare)

Gambling Can Increase Your Health Insurance Costs

Article Highlights: Adjusted Gross Inc Reporting Gambling Winnings Reporting Gambling Losses Netting Gambling Winnings & Losses Premium Tax Credit Game Show Winnings Medicare Premiums If you are a recreational gambler, there is a quirk in the tax law that can … Continue reading

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Marketplace Insurance Check-Up

Article Highlights: Advance Premium Tax Credit Family Income Family Size Reporting Changes to the Marketplace Repayment of Credit Married Filing Separately If you are one of the many individuals or families who purchase their health insurance through the federal or … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Penalty

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also referred to as Obamacare, imposes an individual mandate requiring all non-exempt US Citizens and legal residents to enroll in government-approved health insurance OR pay a penalty. The penalty will be collected through the individual’s … Continue reading

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101 Reasons to have a Legal Plan

For one low monthly fee, our members have the power to talk to an attorney about any personal legal issue.  Whether it’s big, small or somewhere in between, your law firm will be there to offer advice or assistance on … Continue reading

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Small Firm Health Insurance Marketplace Postponed

Article Highlights: Small Employer Health Insurance Credit Credit Qualifications Administration Delays Availability from Government Marketplace until 2015  Beginning in 2010, the federal government offered small employers a tax credit as an incentive to provide health insurance to their employees. This … Continue reading

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Mandatory Health Insurance Starts Next Month—Are You Ready?

Beginning in January, everyone, with certain exceptions, is required to have minimum, essential health care insurance. This issue has received a significant amount of press coverage recently, both negative and positive. Regardless of your opinion related to the issue, the … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Notice

New Requirement to Provide Notice Starting January 1, 2014, individuals, families, and employees of small businesses will have access to affordable health care coverage through a new competitive private insurance market called the Health Insurance Marketplace.  The Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Employee Notification Requirement

Article Highlights Employers must give employees health care notification Affects employers with one or more employees and a gross income of $500,000 or more Notices due October 1, 2013 New Employees must be notified within 14 days Beginning October 1, … Continue reading

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