Tax Implications of the Affordable Care Act (Employee Emphasis) – OnDemand



You have no doubt heard of the Affordable Care Act. As of the 2014 tax year, there are several aspects of the Act ready to “kick in”. This webinar focuses on the “employee” side of the Act.

You will learn what the Individual Penalty is really all about. We will also discuss what constitutes Minimal Essential Coverage, and the State and Federal Exchanges. You will also learn a little-known aspect of the Act that may require you to pay more than the $95 penalty for not being insured.

Finally, we will discuss the many exemptions available, and how the IRS can enforce collection of the Individual Penalty. You will also learn how you can prove coverage to the satisfaction of the IRS. If you have questions about complying with the Act as an individual, this is the webinar for you!

Learning Objectives:

  • The Shared Responsibility Payment (Individual Penalty)
  • Minimal Essential Coverage
  • The State and Federal Exchanges
  • The Penalty for 2014 Is Only $95……Right?
  • Exemptions, Exemptions, Exemptions
  • IRS Enforcement of the Individual Penalty
  • How Do I Prove I Have Coverage?


2.0 general including 2.0 Taxes


Scott Transue is an Enrolled Agent based out of Albany, New York. He owns his own tax preparation and representation firm, and has personally completed over 500 individual tax returns. He has unlimited representation rights for taxpayers and companies experiencing issues with the IRS.
He received a Master of Public Administration degree from the State University of New York at Albany. His professional career has included time as Commissioner of Finance for the City of Gloversville, New York and as a Senior Accountant with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.