IRS Extends Due Dates for Healthcare Reporting Forms

On Dec. 28, the IRS extended the due dates for new health care information reporting forms in 2016.   Insurers, self-insuring employers, other coverage providers, and applicable large employers now have additional time to provide health coverage information for 2015 to individual taxpayers and the IRS. 

For furnishing information to employees:

The IRS extended the due date from February 1, 2016, to  March 31, 2016 for providing employees with the following:

  • 2015 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage
  • 2015 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage

For employers filing information with the IRS:

The IRS extended the due date from February 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016 (if
not filing electronically) and from March 31, 2016 to June 30, 2016 (if filing electronically) for filing the following:

  • 2015 Form 1094-B, Transmittal of Health Coverage Information Returns
  • 2015 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage
  • 2015 Form 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns
  • 2015 Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage

The IRS still encourages employers and other providers to provide the applicable forms to employees and the IRS as soon as possible. For more information, read the full notice on the IRS website here. If you have any questions about the information provided, please contact our office at 703.385.8888 or .

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