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How do I enter the 1095-B in ProConnect Tax Online?

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How do I enter the 1095-B in ProConnect Tax Online?

What's new for tax year 2019

Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the individual shared responsibility payment was reduced to $0 for months beginning after December 31, 2018. In tax year 2019, Form 1040 no longer has a Full-year health care coverage or exempt box and Form 8965 for Health Coverage Exemptions is no longer used. Due to these changes form 1095-B and 1095-C are no longer required to be entered into the tax return and should be kept by the taxpayer for their records. If your client received a form 1095-A for Health Insurance Marketplace Statement this information is still required for tax year 2019. This form is used to generate the Form 8962 to reconcile any advance payments of the premium tax credit or claim the premium tax credit. Click here for more information.

To enter/report Form 1095-B:

  1. Click on the Input Return tab.
  2. Select the Credits section to expand.
  3. Click on the screen Form 1095-B - Health Coverage from the left navigation panel.
  4. Complete the table for each Covered Individuals:
    1. Enter the First Name
    2. Enter the Last Name.
    3. Enter the ID Number (SSN or TIN)
    4. Enter a 1 in 1= covered all 12 months or enter a 1 for each month the Individual had health insurance coverage for. You may need to scroll the screen to the right to view the months
    5. If applicable, click on the + at the top to add another tab if you need to enter a 1095-B another individual.

Additional Information

  • 1095-B and 1095-C are issued to taxpayers for information purposes only and are NOT required to be entered in order to prepare the return.
  • Part III input field is provided to conveniently calculate the Individual Shared Responsibility Payment penalty if some or all of the household members do not have full year coverage for all months.
  • This input can also be made on the Health Coverage, Exemptions, and Miscellaneous screen in the Minimum Essential Coverage not Indicated Elsewhere section. Entries in both screens is not required.
  • For clients with all members having coverage the full year, enter a 1 for entire household covered for all months on the Health Coverage, Exemptions, and Miscellaneous screen. No additional input is required.
  • A taxpayer does not need to wait until receiving a 1095-B or 1095-C in order for a return to be prepared and filed.

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