The Affordable Care Act or healthcare reform was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Some tax provisions related to the law took affect in 2010, but the requirement to purchase health insurance and how the purchase relates to your taxes doesn’t go into effect until 2014. Still, Americans remain confused about when they need to purchase health insurance and when the requirement to purchase health insurance impacts their taxes. Our experts at the American Tax and Financial Center at TurboTax put together this helpful infographic timeline to dispel the myths about healthcare reform and let you know when the key dates and events take place.
Infographic by Column Five Media