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Headaches for some taxpayers under the Affordable Care Act
Headaches for some taxpayers under the Affordable Care Act

Vadim Jigoulov and his wife were hoping for a small tax refund after the birth of their second child. Instead they owe the federal government more than $2,000 related to subsidies they received to help them buy health insurance under Obamacare. The Baltimore couple are among millions of Americans confronting tax implications under the 2010 Affordable Care Act for the first time. All taxpayers must check a box on their returns to affirm they had health insurance — or face a financial penalty — as the so-called individual mandate goes into effect this year. Those who didn't have health insurance for most of 2014 must pay either $95 or 1 percent of their income, whichever...

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