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IRS Extends Due Date for Some ACA Reporting Requirements

The IRS has extended one of the due dates for 2016 information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act to give employers, insurers, and other providers additional time to gather and prepare the necessary information.

The due date for the following has been extended to March 2, 2017 (previously January 31):

  • 2016 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage
  • 2016 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage
  • Good-faith transition relief from penalties under Code Sec. 6721 and Code Sec. 6722 for 2016 information reporting requirements under Code Sec. 6055 and Code Sec. 6056

The full notice is available here.

Please note that the extended date is for providing these forms to employees. The due date for filing the forms with the IRS has not been extended. The deadline to file Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C with the IRS remains February 28, 2017 if using paper forms or March 31, 2017 if filing electronically.

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