Health care has been a major issue facing Congress for most of the last decade and tax incentives and penalties have been a major component of how Congress has dealt with health going back much longer. New tax proposals and the repeal of existing tax penalties and incentives are being constantly discussed by Congress. This course, updated continuously, will get you up to date on the current status of health care and taxes.
Course ID: HCT
Health Care and Taxes: Where Are We Now?
- Explain the current state of tax incentives and penalties with regard to health care Apply the rules with regard to health reimbursement arrangements to help clients get maximum advantage from them Determine cases where health savings accounts (HSA) may be appropriate for clients to solve health care problems Understand the types of businesses for whom a cafeteria plan would be appropriate
Penalties applicable to individuals and businesses with regard to health care plans. Tax credits related to health insurance programs. Requirements imposed on employers who adopt health care programs. Health savings accounts – how to qualify to use one and their tax advantages. Health reimbursement arrangements – for what business clients do these make sense? What Congress has and has not done with regard to “repeal and replacement” of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
DESIGNED FORCPAs who advise individuals and businesses with regard to health care tax incentives and penalties
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