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(Bloomberg) — Americans who find out they’ll be paying a tax penalty for not having health insurance last year will get a chance to avoid the fee in 2016, after the feds announced an extra enrollment period starting next month.

The 2010 health law required all Americans to carry health insurance starting last year. People who didn’t get covered will face a tax penalty for the first time this year, of as much as 1 percent of their income. If they remain uncovered this year, the fine may as much as double. Income tax filings are due April 15.

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