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Married Filing Separately rock and a hard place
My wife and I are both independent contractors, so we write a lot off on our taxes. I get a small subsidy on my insurance and my wife actually qualifies for medicaid at the moment since she makes very little. My wife is pregnant, she is due in May. I'm also attempting to buy a house with a co-borrower that will close in July. Because I am buying a house I do not want her on my taxes because she will bring my adjusted gross income down for the bank, BUT , if I file separately It seems I lose my subsidy for some reason.This will be will be pricey but I can deal with it . What I need to know is if she will lose her medicaid if she files separately or even if we just file for an extension with her while I do my taxes separate . Does Anybody know? Is Medicaid considered separate from the health exchange.? I live in NY by the way.