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IRS Extends Several Affordable Care Act Filing Deadlines

January 13, 2016

To our Clients and Friends:

In order to allow health insurance carriers, self-insured employers and payroll service providers additional time to gather, compile and prepare the necessary forms due under the Affordable Care Act, the IRS has extended several filing deadlines as follows:

  • The deadline for filing 2015 Form 1095-C (offer of health coverage) and Form 1095-B (report of health coverage) has been extended from February 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016.
  • The deadline for submitting electronic 2015 Form 1094-C /1094-B (employer transmittal forms) has been extended from March 31, 2016 to June 30, 2016. If not filed electronically, the deadline is extended February 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016.

Although the filing deadlines have been extended, completed forms can be filed at soon as they are available.

The full IRS announcement is available at the following site:

If you have any questions, please contact your Anchin relationship partner for additional assistance.