IRS Extends Deadline for Section 6055 and 6056 Reporting

On December 28, 2015, the IRS granted an extension to employers and insurers for the Affordable Care Act reporting required under Sections 6055 and Sections 6056.  Section 6055 reporting is for insurers and self- insured groups that do not meet the 50 lives Applicable Large Employer(ALE) definition.  Section 6056 is for employers meeting the ALE definition.  The extensions are as follows:

1095-C – form distributed to employee extended 2 months from January 31, 2016 to March 31, 2016

1094-C – paper form filed with the IRS extended 3 months from February 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016

1094-C  – electronic filing with the IRS extended 3 months from March 31, 2016 to June 30, 2016

Click here for the full 2014-6 release by the IRS.

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