CEDAR RAPIDS, IA--(Marketwired - Dec 20, 2013) - TaxACT®, the value leader in tax preparation solutions, has signed an agreement with GetInsured, a leading private health insurance exchange, to help customers compare and apply for health insurance that fits their needs and budget.
TaxACT and GetInsured are partnering on both education and enrollment opportunities as they relate to TaxACT products and services.
Designed by health care and website experts, GetInsured helps individuals and families compare and choose the right health insurance plan at the best price. GetInsured's Estimator tool estimates whether users qualify for tax credits to help pay for insurance or for government-sponsored plans such as Medicare or CHIP.
"We are excited about this partnership, as we share the common goal of helping consumers navigate their tax and health insurance options with greater confidence and ease," says TaxACT President JoAnn Kintzel. "Like GetInsured, we focus on providing quality solutions at an affordable price."
In September, TaxACT launched healthcareact.com with a free guide, calculators and information about healthcare-related tax law changes. TaxACT 2013 federal products were released in October and include all the latest Affordable Care Act tax provisions. The program also includes a personalized HealthWatch report on the potential impact these provisions may have on a user's taxes and health care in 2014.
GetInsured is a leading online health insurance marketplace that combines modern technology and customer service capabilities to make health insurance shopping easy and efficient. Since its founding in 2005, GetInsured has helped millions of individuals and families find the right health insurance plan for their needs and budgets. GetInsured is approved by the federal government to enroll Americans in subsidized health insurance plans, and the company also provides state governments with technology solutions for the enablement of state-based health insurance exchanges. For more information, please visit www.getinsured.com.
TaxACT is the critically acclaimed leader of affordable digital and download tax preparation solutions for consumers, business owners and tax professionals. In the 2005 tax season, TaxACT became the first to offer free federal tax software and e-file to all U.S. taxpayers. Since 2000, TaxACT Online has assisted with more than 45 million e-filed federal returns. TaxACT is a business of Blucora, Inc. (