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Access Health CT COO Encourages Customers to Request Tax Filing Extension if Still Waiting for Final 1095 – A Form

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HARTFORD, Conn. (April 12, 2018) – Today, Access Health CT’s (AHCT) Chief Operating Officer, Shan Jeffreys, encouraged customers who may not have received their Form 1095-A from AHCT to request a tax filing extension from the Internal Revenue Service before the April 17 deadline. Customers need Form 1095-A to complete and file IRS Form 8962/Premium Tax Credit with their federal tax returns, which allows them to either claim the premium tax credit or reconcile the credit on their returns with advance payments of the premium tax credit.

“The annual deadline for federal tax filing is right around the corner, and some customers may still be working with Access Health CT to make changes or resolve errors on their Form 1095-A,” said AHCT COO Shan Jeffreys. “If you are still waiting for your final Form 1095-A to complete your return, you should consider filing for an extension with the IRS.”

Customers with specific questions about their Form 1095-A can contact Access Health CT directly at 1-855-372-2428. For general information about Form 1095-A, and related tax matters, please visit Learn.AccessHealthCT.com/taxinfo/. To file for an extension with the IRS, customers can visit https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return.

About Access Health CT Access Health CT (AHCT), Connecticut’s official health insurance marketplace, is a quasi-public agency created by the Connecticut legislature in 2011 to satisfy requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act. AHCT’s mission is to increase the number of insured residents in Connecticut, promote health, lower costs, and eliminate health disparities. Connecticut residents and small business owners can compare and enroll in health care coverage and apply for tax credits for individuals through AHCT. Access Health CT partners with the CT Department of Social Services in HUSKY Health eligibility and enrollment. For more information, please visit AccessHealthCT.com, like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AccessHealthCT and follow us on Twitter @AccessHealthCT
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