Do I qualify for a tax credit if my employer offers coverage for me? Typically, if you are offered coverage you do not qualify, however, if your coverage costs more than 9.5% of your income you do qualify.
What if my employer pays a portion of my health insurance but does not pay for my family? In this situation the family would qualify for a tax credit.
What is the penalty for not having coverage in 2017? The penalty will be either 2.5% of your adjusted gross income, or $695 per adult, $347 per child, whichever is greater.
What are the excmptions for not paying the tax penalty? There are numerous excemption listed here.