IRS Extends Deadline to Supply ACA Forms to Employees

January 03, 2018

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has extended the due date for distributing 2017 health coverage information forms to employees. The deadline has been extended from January 31 to March 2, 2018. Self-insured employers and all employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees now have until March 2, 2018, to provide Form 1095-B,Health Coverage, or Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, to employees covered by the employer's health plan.

The IRS has not extended the due date for employers, insurers, and other providers of minimum essential coverage tofile2017 Forms 1094-B, 1095-B, 1094-C, and 1095-C with the IRS. The filing due date for these forms remains February 28, 2018 (April 2, 2018, if filing electronically), unless the due dates are extended pursuant to other available relief.

SESCO recommends that clients review all applicable policy and practices to ensure compliance. For assistance, contact us at 423-764-4127 or by email at sesco@sescomgt.com