The Department of the Treasury and the IRS have announced that Marketplace customers who are unable to file their income tax return by April 15 due to questions related to their Form 1095-A Marketplace tax statement can delay filing their taxes without penalty. The agencies recommend that taxpayers in this situation file Form 4868 (request for an automatic extension) with the IRS by April 15.
Open enrollment for 2015 has closed. Coloradans with special circumstances can still buy 2015 health insurance. Did you just move to Colorado? Have you lost your health coverage from an employer or Medicaid? Did you turn 26 and are no longer on your parents’ plan? These and other “qualifying life events” mean you can still enroll and apply for financial assistance.
Small Businesses can apply for insurance and financial assistance throughout the year. See if your business qualifies for tax credits as much as 50 percent of premium costs for small employers and 35 percent of premium costs for non-profits. You can also offer your employees multiple health insurance companies and plan choices.