• The Health Care Connection

    01.27.14 Does the ACA Have a “Marriage Penalty”?

    If you're planning a spring wedding, you're likely in the throes of finalizing everything from place settings to updating your public records. As you plan for your new life together, don't forget about taxes. Romance and the Internal Revenue Code have more in common than you might think. While you may have heard of the "marriage penalty" when it comes to filing your taxes, you may not have considered whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) comes with any indirect marriage penalties as well.


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    01.22.14 How Jackson Hewitt Can Help if Your Employer Drops Your Health Coverage

    The retail giant Target recently announced that they are dropping health insurance coverage for part-time employees, due to changes under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This highlights one of the concerns facing millions of Americans who currently have employer-sponsored health insurance—what if my employer drops me? For those at 400% of the poverty level or lower, the ACA grants them several options. Just stop by your local Jackson Hewitt office in January when you are ready to file your taxes and we’ll get you started. Our service is free—and you can learn about your options without making any commitment to sign up for coverage. 

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    01.15.14 ACA Fun Facts: Five Ways that Health Reform Will Affect Tax Refunds

    If you’re still not clear on how the Affordable Care Act will affect your tax situation, don’t worry - you’re not alone. Brian Haile, our SVP of Healthcare Policy, has put together a list of five things taxpayers should be aware of when it comes to the ACA and how the Tax Pros at Jackson Hewitt can help.

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    01.13.14 Accidents Happen!

    We all hear about the tax implications of a disaster, either natural or man-made, but what about an accident? What are the tax implications of an injury you might have?

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