IRS website offers information about Affordable Care Act

Posted: Monday, August 19, 2013 7:07 pm

Richard Craver/Winston-Salem Journal

The Internal Revenue Service has create a website – — aimed at providing information about how the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act will affect individuals, families and businesses from a tax provision perspective.

The home page has three sections, which explain the tax benefits and responsibilities for individuals and families, employers and other organizations, with links and information for each group. The site provides information about tax provisions that are in effect now and those that will go into effect in 2014 and beyond.

Topics include premium tax credits for individuals, new benefits and responsibilities for employers, and tax provisions for insurers, tax-exempt organizations and certain other business types.