A homemade measure of consumer tax pain related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was slightly higher for the week ending April 1 than it was for the week ending March 20.
On three major Web-based tax forums, the volume of questions about Form 1095 or Form 1095-A was equal to 13 percent of the volume of 745 questions about Form 1040.
That’s up from 12 percent in mid-March, the first time we computed a PPACA tax pain index.
Form 1095-A post volume amounted to 47 percent of 1040 post volume for the past week at H&R Block’s forum system, which received a total of 22 1095, 1095-A and 1040 posts.
At TheTaxBook.com, users have posted one 1095 question in the past week and 18 questions about Form 1040.
TurboTax users posted 88 about Form 1095 and 1095-A questions and 712 for Form 1040 questions.