Am I required to make an Individual Shared Responsibility Payment?

Do any of the following reasons apply to you or any member of your tax household who were without coverage? These exemptions would be factors that would not make a taxpayer responsible for an individual shared responsibility payment under the affordable care act in 2015.

Exemptions from Buying Health Insurance

  • Were they provided an exemption certificate number (ECN) from the Marketplace? This number is provided to an individual who applies for and is granted an exemption from the Marketplace.
  • Were they a member of a health care sharing ministry, incarcerated, a member of a Federally recognized Indian tribe, or an individual eligible for services from an Indian health care provider or the Indian Health Service
  • Were they neither a U.S. citizen, U.S. national nor an alien lawfully present in the United States