IRS Extends Deadlines for 2015 ACA Reporting

Dec 30 2015 - Health Care Reform - Gail Cecchettini Whaley

TooMuchPaperworkOn December 28, 2015, the IRS issued Notice 2016-4, which extends the ACA reporting deadlines for 2015 as follows:

(1) The due date for employers to provide the 2015 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage, and the 2015 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage to employees is extended from February 1, 2016, to March 31, 2016.

(2) The due date for employers to file with the IRS the 2015 Form 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns; the 2015 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage; the 2015 Form 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns; and the 2015 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage is extended from February 29, 2016, to May 31, 2016 (if not filing electronically), and from March 31, 2016, to June 30, 2016 (if filing electronically).

All applicable large employers (employers with 50 or more full-time and full-time equivalent employees) and employers sponsoring self-funded plans must comply with the ACA’s applicable reporting requirements.

Erika Pickles, Employment Law Counsel/HR Adviser

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