New publications from the IRS help educate individuals and families about the Affordable Care Act. Employers, tax professionals, health care professionals, and other trusted advisors should share the following newly-released materials:

Publication 5152 (Flyer) – Report changes to the Marketplace as they happen.

Reporting changes in circumstances will allow the Marketplace to adjust advance credit payments. Changes that should be reported to the Marketplace include:

  • Birth or adoption
  • Marriage or divorce
  • Moving to a different state
  • Changes in household income
  • Incarceration or release from incarceration
  • Gaining or losing health care coverage or eligibility
  • Other  changes affecting income and household size

Publication 5156 (Flyer) – Facts about the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision.

This flyer helps answer the following:

  • Do I have minimum essential coverage?
  • Am I eligible for an exemption?
  • Will I have to make a payment?

Publication 5120 – Facts about the Premium Tax Credit (English Flyer) (Spanish Flyer)

This publication breaks down:

  • Eligibility
  • “Get it now or Get it later”
  • Reporting changes in circumstances
  • Claiming the credit

Publication 5121– Facts about the Premium Tax Credit (Trifold Brochure- EnglishSpanish)

This trifold brochure helps explain facts about:

  • The Premium Tax Credit
  • Eligibility
  • Getting the credit
  • Claiming the credit on tax return

For additional health care law resources online, see Publication 5093.

Photo courtesy of Publication 5093.

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