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IF A SPOUSE DIES DURING YEAR AND INCOME IS REDUCED CAN THERE

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IF A SPOUSE DIES DURING YEAR AND INCOME IS REDUCED CAN THERE BE A BREAK ON THE HEALTH CARE 1095 FORM..DO YOU FILL OUT THE FORM LIKE YOU WOULD IF YEAR OF MARRIAGE
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Stephen G. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, the form for the coverage should be adjusted for a the death of a dependent (in your case spouse) in order to support any adjustments:

If during the course of the year there were any changes to your initial Marketplace enrollment information it is essential to update your information at the Marketplace Call Center to obtain an updated 1095-A Statement form. Changes such as:

  • Moving
  • Change of marital status (getting married or divorced)
  • Death of a dependent
  • Birth of a child/children