Tax Deductions for nurses and health care professionals

IRS Form 8965: Do You Have to Pay a Penalty for Not Having Health Insurance?

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.

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Overlooked Tax Deductions for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals

It’s understandable that the last thing a nurse, physician, pharmacist, or any other healthcare professional wants to worry about are tax deductions.

This daunting thought can also be the reason why so many workers in the healthcare field file too quickly in an effort to complete this task.

Many of the medical professions can be grueling with lots of stress, little sleep, and long hours.

To add to your already long list, you will want to make sure all your documents are in line for taxes in order to stay ahead of the game.

In this article I will show you how to get the most deductions in order to lower your tax bill.

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