This page applies if you were enrolled in a health plan through the Marketplace and used
A tax credit you can use to lower your monthly insurance payment (called your “premium”) when you enroll in a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace®. Your tax credit is based on the income estimate and household information you put on your Marketplace application.
Refer to glossary for more details.
to lower your monthly payments. (Premium tax credits are sometimes called "subsidies," "discounts," or "savings.")
Note: you must file a federal tax return for 2015 — even if you usually don’t file or your income is below the level requiring you to.
Get your Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement
If it’s not, use this tax tool to get your SLCSP premium.
Fill out Form 8962 to "reconcile"
Use the information from your 1095-A to fill out Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit.
Use Form 8962 to “reconcile” your premium tax credit — to compare the amount you used in 2015 to lower your monthly insurance payment with the actual premium tax credit you qualify for based on your final 2015 income. If there’s a difference, it will affect the amount of your refund or your tax bill.