Obamacare Tax Penalty Calculator

Estimate the tax penalty you will have to pay for not having health insurance.

(Line 61 on tax form 1040)

Penalty Calculator

What line from my taxes should I use?

What is your Tax Filing Status?:

Tax Penalty:

You will NOT have to pay the tax penalty if:

  • Your your health plan was canceled due to the Affordable Care Act
  • You are a nonresident alien or a not lawfully present immigrant
  • You are incarcerated
  • You cannot afford insurance coverage (if you would have to pay more than 8% of your income for health insurance coverage)
  • You do not have to file taxes because your income is below the applicable filing threshold (about $10,000 for an individual and $20,000 for a family)
  • You are a member of a recognized Native American tribe
  • You are a member of a recognized religious group that is opposed to health insurance. You will have to receive an exemption certification from your state‚Äôs exchange to confirm the religion exemption.

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