Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

The IRS Small Business Health Care Tax Credit helps offset the cost of offering employee health insurance.

Small businesses should contact their insurance agent if they think they may be eligible for the tax credit. To be considered for the tax credit, the employer must:

Qualifying businesses can buy a Cover-Oregon-certified plan directly from an insurance company. Please note that purchasing a Cover Oregon-certified small-group plan requires the insurance agent to have a direct appointment with the company. Insurance companies are not obligated to provide a quote to an agent who is not already appointed with them.

To learn more:

Fact Sheet that describes eligibility and the process

List of Cover Oregon-certified qualified health plans and certified stand-alone dental plans



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