Failing to file on time using info from the 1095-A puts customers at risk of losing tax credits next year
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today is reminding Washington Healthplanfinder customers who have not yet filed a federal tax return to do so by the Tax Day deadline or risk losing access to future tax credits.
Customers who enrolled in a Qualified Health Plan with tax credits during 2016 are required to file a federal return with the Internal Revenue Service by Tuesday, April 18 to reconcile the amount of financial help they received.
“Failing to submit a federal tax filing by the deadline puts customers in danger of missing out on important tax credits that lower the cost of premiums,” said Pam MacEwan, CEO of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. “With Tax Day only weeks away, we are directing customers to utilize free resources available through Washington Healthplanfinder that can help ensure their returns are filed correctly and on time.”
To assist customers going through the filing process, the Exchange has compiled resources that include information related to the following topics: [Read more…] about Washington Healthplanfinder Reminds Customers to Not Delay Filing Taxes