Affordable Care Act of 2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly termed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or "Obamacare", is a federal statute which was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Due to this law impacting so many people, there are a number of IRS websites providing information:

TaxAct's Healthcare blog guides taxpayers through the tax implications of the Affordable Care Act. It offers free resources to guide Americans through the tax law changes in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA).

  • The tools and information help visitors navigate the ACA's impact on their federal income taxes and offers a free guide that breaks down all the ACA tax changes by tax year starting with 2013. Site visitors can read the information online and download it as a PDF for future reference. The website also provides calculators to estimate the credit for those who purchased coverage through a marketplace in 2022.
  • This blog also features videos, infographics and blog posts with trending ACA news. The site will be updated on a regular basis with healthcare insurance and tax information. If you have questions about your specific situation, please visit the Marketplaces link to view your local government healthcare website.

Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the webpage or document at the time it is accessed.