Guidance on Restored Health Coverage Tax Credit

Notice 2016-02 provides guidance on claiming the restoring health coverage tax credit for 2014 and 2015.

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This notice provides guidance regarding the health coverage tax credit (HCTC) under § 35 of the Internal Revenue Code, as modified by the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, Pub. L. 114-27 (June 29, 2015) (Extension Act). This notice provides information on who may claim the HCTC, the amount of the HCTC, and the procedures to claim the HCTC for tax years 2014 and 2015. This notice also provides guidance for taxpayers eligible to claim the HCTC who enrolled in a qualified health plan (QHP) offered through a Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace, also known as an Exchange) in tax years 2014 or 2015, and who claimed or are eligible to claim the premium tax credit (PTC) under § 36B (including taxpayers who received the benefit of advance payments of the PTC (APTC)).


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