Letter to the Editor

Premium tax credit

NipomoNovember 6, 2013 

In her Nov. 1 letter, Kimberlee McDermott lamented that because her friend was in the zero tax bracket, she could receive no benefits from Obamacare’s premium tax credit.

Ms. McDermott is misinformed, and she is spreading false information.

The premium tax credit is refundable, just like the earned income tax credit and various business tax credits, so taxpayers who have little or no tax liability can still receive the credit.

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