Tax Tip Tuesday: Reporting Deadlines for the Affordable Care Act
Today we will address an extension to the reporting deadlines for the Affordable Care Act. These are the reporting requirements we addressed in this edition of Tax Tip Tuesday.
In a notice, the IRS has extended the due dates for the 2015 information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for insurers, self-insuring employers, certain other providers of minimum essential coverage, and the information reporting requirements for applicable large employers (ALEs). This is with respect to furnishing to individuals and filing with IRS.
Notice 2016-4 extends the due date:
For furnishing to individuals, the 2015 Form 1095-B and the 2015 Form 1095-C has been pushed back from February 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
For filing with IRS, the 2015 Form 1094-B, the 2015 Form 1095-B, the 2015 Form 1094-C, and the 2015 Form 1095-C has been pushed back from February 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016, if not filing electronically. For filing electronically, it has changed from March 31, 2016 to June 30, 2016.
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