QUESTION

We are a married, same-sex couple. When we apply for marketplace subsidies, will the marketplace consider us a married household?

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ANSWER

The marketplaces in all states treat same-sex married couples the same as opposite-sex couples. Assuming you file or plan to file your federal income taxes as a married couple, you can apply for premium tax credits as a married couple. (IRS, Filing Status; Healthcare.gov, Same-sex married couples).

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