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Capsules: Not Too Early To Plan For Health Taxes, H&R Block Says

Now on KHN's blog, Jay Hancock reports: "Even if you owe Affordable Care Act taxes, you probably won't have to start paying them until next year. But H&R Block wants you to come in and talk about them now. 'The Affordable Care Act means big changes this year when you file your taxes,' a chipper Block employee says in a new television ad. She says the company offers a free 'tax and health care review.' Actually, most health act taxes kick in this year and in 2014, so the earliest you’d have to file them is a year from now." (Hancock, 1/14). Read the story.

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