No, you will not have to pay back the premium tax credits you get if the marketplace said you were eligible for premium tax credits and your income drops below 100 percent of poverty. In fact, you may get a refund. When you file your taxes, the credit you receive will be compared to the credit you should have received based on your actual income for the year. If your income goes down, you will get a refund for the difference between the two. However, if you intentionally provide inaccurate information about your income to the marketplace, then you may have to pay back the premium tax credit. (26 C.F.R. § 1.36B-2).