Are you trying to figure out if the IRS Form 8965 applies to you?
The Affordable Care Act requires every American to have qualified healthcare coverage. If you didn’t have coverage, you may owe a penalty for the months you went without insurance. Fortunately, there are exemptions many Americans can take advantage of to avoid the penalty.
Please note, this applies only to taxpayers completing tax returns for previous years (2018 and prior), as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated the requirement.
If you qualify for an exemption, you must include IRS Form 8965 with your tax returns. Here’s how it works.