IRS Issues Final ACA Taxpayer Data-Sharing Rule

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 3:53 PM ET) -- The Internal Revenue Service on Monday finalized its regulations for the disclosure of personal tax information used to determine eligibility for health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, making only minor tweaks to its initial proposal despite growing lawmaker concerns over how the government will protect such data.

The final rule, due to be officially published in the Federal Register and go into effect Wednesday, codifies a provision of the ACA that allows the agency to release tax information to ACA-mandated insurance exchanges and other...
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