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I got a letter from my insurance company stating that they turned in a 1095-B health coverage form to the irs and was notified of a discrepancy, this letter has my wifes name on it. We separated in june/july 2015 and I droped her from the insurance policy early 2017 what would be the discrepancy?

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 1 month ago
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The discrepancy would likely be that there was something different reported on the tax return than what was reported on the 1095-B.

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Tax Professional: Lane, JD, CFP, MBA, CRPS replied 1 month ago

IRS gets copies of all information returns, (w-2's, 1099's, 1095's k-1's etc) and when something on a return is reported for that same social security number, that differs from the information return, the IRS kicks out a letter ... (likely not a warm body involved at this point.

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