The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit helps small businesses and small tax-exempt organizations afford the cost of covering their employees.
Received a Postcard from the IRS?
Millions of small businesses will receive postcards from the IRS beginning the week of April 19 that alert them to the new Small Business Health Care Tax Credit and encourage them to check their eligibility. Even if you don't receive a postcard, your business still may be eligible. Read more about this effort.
Amount of Credit
Three Simple Steps for Employers to Qualify
To determine if your small business or tax exempt organization qualifies for the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit, follow the three simple steps on our fact sheet.
Scenarios illustrate how the credit applies to employers in different circumstances.
Questions and Answers
Need more detailed information? We have answers.
YouTube Primer on Health Care Credit
This new video explains the who, what, why and how of the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit.
For More Information
News release IR-2010-38, New for 2010: Tax Credit Helps Small Employers Provide Health Insurance Coverage, gives a description of the credit and when and how to claim it.
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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: April 27, 2010
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