Saturday, December 04, 2010

IRS Helps Small Employers Claim New Health Care Tax Credit

According to their newest press release, the IRS has released their final guide for small employers eligible to claim the new small business health care tax credit for the 2010 tax year. The release includes a one-page form and instructions small employers will use to claim the credit for the 2010 tax year. If you’re a business owner, see if you qualify. Tax credits are more valuable than deductions!


New Form 8941, Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums, and newly revised Form 990-T are now available on The IRS also posted on its website the instructions to Form 8941 and Notice 2010-82, both of which are designed to help small employers correctly figure and claim the credit.

Included in the Affordable Care Act enacted in March, the small business health care tax credit is designed to encourage both small businesses and small tax-exempt organizations to offer health insurance coverage to their employees for the first time or maintain coverage they already have.

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