IRS Extends Filing Deadlines for ACA Information Reporting

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The Internal Revenue Service extended the due dates yesterday for 2015 ACA information reporting by insurers and self-insured employers. Yesterday’s notice provides for an automatic 60-day extension for filing forms 1095-C and 1095-B to employees and an “automatic” three month extension for filing the forms with IRS.

Following yesterday’s notice, the due dates are as follows:

  • For furnishing the 2015 Form 1095-B and the 2015 Form 1095-C to the insured and/or employees, the due date is extended from January 31, 2016, to March 31, 2016.
  • The new due date for health coverage providers and employers furnishing the 2015 Form 1094-B and the 2015 Form 1094-C to the IRS is extended from February 28, 2016, to May 31, 2016, if not filing electronically.
  • The new due date for health coverage providers and employers electronically filing the 2015 Form 1094-B and the 2015 Form 1094-C with the IRS is extended from March 31, 2016, to June 30, 2016.