A recent study conducted by The Journal of the American Medical Association found male registered nurses make $5,148 more per year compared to their female counterparts, and this inequality of pay between the two sexes has not changed in decades, while other industries have narrowed salary differences.
It is not official yet, but expect The White House to announce that being pregnant – and not just having a baby – will be become categorized as a Qualifying Life Event.
Meet my family.
My wife and I have three college-age children. Each of the kids made some money and filed their own tax returns, as required. My wife and I made $68,000 combined last year. We filed on time. So did our kids. We were taxed at our rate, they were taxed at their lower rate. Because our income was modest, we were eligible for a premium tax credit on the health insurance plan we bought from HeatlhCare.gov. Or so we thought.
Congratulations American taxpayers – many of you now have more time to apply for a health insurance plan if you are currently uninsured. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, which mange healthcare.gov, have announced an extension to the health insurance enrollment period to help those who were not aware they would be penalized for failing to carry a health policy. For states that utilize healthcare.gov, the special enrollment period will run between March 15 and April 30. In five other states that have also extended the deadline, dates for application vary (listing below).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the dates for the 2015-2016 open enrollment season, one day after succumbing to pressure and extending the 2015 deadline for millions of Americans unaware of the tax penalties they face being uninsured.