IRS Letter 6002 – You Didn’t Address Your Health Coverage
You didn’t tell the IRS if you had health insurance on your tax return.
Type of notice: Return accuracy
Likely next step: File an amended return
Why you received IRS Letter 6002
- You did not indicate on your tax return whether or not you had health coverage for the tax year as required by the Affordable Care Act.
- The IRS sent Letter 6002 to inform you that you must file an amended return to address your health coverage. If you did not have health coverage, but qualified for an exemption, you must also complete Form 8965, Health Coverage Exemptions to claim an exemption. If you do not qualify for an exemption, you must calculate your Shared Responsibility Payment.
Notice deadline: None
Want more help?
Your tax professional can deal with the IRS for you. Learn more about H&R Block’s Tax Audit & Notice Services.
Get help from an IRS expert
H&R Block’s experts can solve any IRS problem, no matter how complex.
You might file an amended return if you’ve already filed and need to make changes. Learn how to track your amended return from the experts at H&R Block.
Learn about IRS return and account problems that you may encounter when filing taxes from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Need help deciding if you need to file an amended return (IRS Form 1040X)? Get the facts from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Didn't get your expected tax refund? Learn about six possible reasons for this unexpected change from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Get the facts from H&R Block about IRS payment options when you can't pay your tax bill, including short-term extensions, monthly payment plans, and more.