Q.- A former employee who is continuing health coverage through COBRA said she is entitled to a subsidy for her premiums for medical coverage through the Trade Adjustment Act (TAA). Does this mean we need to charge her less for COBRA?
A.- A TAA recipient who meets certain requirements may apply for a health care tax credit. The credit is taken on the individual’s income tax return, and not directly through the COBRA administrative process. You should click here to refer the former employee to the IRS website for more information.