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Small Business Tax Credit Calculator

Use our calculator to find out if your business might qualify for a tax credit, and if so, what amount of financial help you may expect. Keep in mind that results from the calculator are simply an estimate. Please consult your tax adviser for further assistance.

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Tax Credits

Certain small businesses and nonprofit organizations are eligible for federal tax credits that will help offset some of their cost of offering health insurance to their employees. The tax credit will cover up to 50% of an employer's costs (up to 35% for a non-profit organization).

To be eligible, a District employer must:

  • Have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs);
  • Have average employee wages of less than $50,000 a year;
  • Purchase coverage through DC Health Link;
  • Pay at least 50% of the cost of single coverage for each employee.

For more detailed information, go to the IRS guide for Small Business Health Care Tax Credit and the SHOP Marketplace.