America’s economy was built on the backs on entrepreneurs. The world’s largest, most successful companies began with one person’s dream to determine his or her own success. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the self-employed and the people they hire ...
Self-employment is the dream for many Americans. It offers independence and allows one to determine his or her own success. In Arkansas, particularly in the transportation industry, we have a number of independent contractors who desire to control their own futures. While the notion is appealing, there are disadvantages for which the self-employed individual must plan. One of those is health insurance coverage.
Enrollment for 2018 health insurance coverage ends Friday.
Arkansans wishing to purchase health insurance have until Friday, December 15 to sign up on the state’s My Arkansas Insurance Individual Marketplace. Uninsured Arkansans may face federally mandated penalties on 2018 tax returns of up to $695 per person.
Having health insurance isn't an option.