IRS Extends ACA filing Deadlines

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The IRS issued Notice 2016-4 earlier today extending the due date for furnishing to employees Form 1095-B, Health Coverage, and Form 1095-C, Employer Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage. The due date for furnishing information to employees moves from February 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016.

Notice 2016-4 extends the due date:

For furnishing to individuals with:

    1. 2015 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage,
    2. 2015 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, from February 1, 2016, to March 31, 2016,

For filing with the IRS

    1. 2015 Form 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns,
    2. 2015 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage,
    3. 2015 Form 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns, and
    4. 2015 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, from February 29, 2016, to May 31, 2016, if not filing electronically, and from March 31, 2016, to June 30, 2016 if filing electronically.