Who is exempt from the healthcare coverage requirement?
You are exempt from the noncompliance penalty if any of the following items are true.
- The health insurance premiums exceed 8% of your household income
- Your household income is below the income tax filing thresholds, in certain hardship cases
- You reside outside the US
- You have a coverage gap of less than three months.
- You are a member of a recognized religious sect that is opposed to accepting health care insurance
- You are an Indian tribe member
- You are in jail
Dependents (not spouses, mind you) are exempt from the noncompliance penalty because the taxpayer who claims the dependent is responsible for paying the penalty.
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- What happens if I don’t comply with the requirement to have health care coverage?
- What are investment and medical surcharges?
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