IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help


Covered CA prohibits agents giving tax advice 

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help & Covered CA Subsidy compliance to individuals who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and individuals with limited English proficiency who need assistance in preparing their taxes.

The Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program offers free tax help for all taxpayers, particularly those who are 60 and older. The IRS certified VITA and TCE volunteers are trained to help with many tax questions, including credits such

Warning we just got from Covered CA

Per law and regulation, agents cannot initiate conversations regarding whether or not the consumer is a non-tax filer. Do not provide any tax filing advice under any circumstance or answer any tax filing questions – refer them to the consumer service center at 1-800-300-1506 with the Primary Tax Filer (or their Authorized Representative) on the line. Review the Tax Preparation Help for Consumers Handout that includes details about where consumers can find a licensed or registered tax preparer or low-cost tax preparation services. 9.14.2018 Agent Bulletin  *

Check out where administrative law judge said he wished he could make Covered CA pay the costs of their bogus advise but didn’t have that authority click to scroll down – view more commentary in our FAQ on Form # 8962  Polk Case.

We are willing though to do research and show you what the law, rule, IRS Publication is.   That way IMHO we don’t give advise and aren’t practising law or accounting.

VITA get your taxes done Free  

VITA get your taxes done FREE

Free help to file taxes VITA
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

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When you get a FREE quote, you can also see the benefits, view actual brochures, MD and Hospital Lists all ONE easy process with no obligation & it can be anonymous.   Enter your zip code, date of birth, family - household taxation relationships (MAGI - Definition),    Estimated MAGI - Modified Adjusted Gross Income for the upcoming - current year.  Last years tax return only gives an idea so that Covered CA can approve your advance tax credit to help pay premiums.

If you qualify for tax credits - subsidies and want them in advance (Pros-Cons) of filing your taxes click on "Health On Exchange" - Covered CA, illustrated below.

This website and are individual consultation are provided to you FREE of Charge!  We are paid by Covered CA and/or the Insurance Companies to help you.  When you fill out the Covered CA ONLINE Application, just appoint us as your agent under Find Help in the Upper Right Hand Corner so that we get paid for helping you.  Click here for screen shots for more detail of how to do it.  If you prefer, you can pay us a consultation fee in lieu of appointing us as your agent, for educational services only.

You can then see all the quotes on the exchange, showing the Cost Share Reduction - Enhanced Silver  if available, subsidy - tax credit amount and your net premium.    If you click "Off Exchange" you will see more plans and companies which  may have larger provider lists.   Scroll down for more screen shots.

Then click on "View Plan Details" - "View Doctor's & Providers" - to compare and get more information.  Please note that the quote engine does not show enhanced silver, but shows silver at 70%.  Check our chart for the better silver coverage.   To apply, click on apply now or use the links in the right hand column, ON THIS PAGE, but it will have you redo the quote for that specific company.   The price is the SAME, no matter if you use us, go direct to Covered CA or the Insurance Company, as mandated by law!  If applying through Covered CA, be sure to sign the form to appoint us as your agent.  It's not all the easy to figure out how to do it on their website.

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