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If you didn’t have health coverage for all or part of 2014, you have to either qualify for a health coverage exemption or pay a fee with your federal income tax return.
Find out if you qualify for an exemption and learn how to apply.
SEE IF ANY 2014 EXEMPTIONS WORK FOR YOU
To find out if any health coverage exemptions apply to you, select the button below. We’ll ask you a few questions and show you all exemptions that may work for you.
If you could have afforded health insurance in 2014 but chose not to buy it -- and don’t qualify for a health coverage exemption -- you may have to pay a fee with your federal tax return.
The fee is based on your income and how many months you didn’t have coverage. Generally, the higher your income and the more months you didn’t have health insurance, the higher the fee.
If you didn’t have health coverage for all of 2014, you’ll pay the higher of:
If you can claim a health coverage exemption, you won’t have to pay the fee for not having coverage.