If you’re an applicable large employer (ALE) that hasn’t yet filed your 1094/1095-C and 1094/1095-B forms with the IRS, and your plan is to paper file, we have some bad news for you. The deadline for Affordable Care Act (ACA) paper filing was Feb. 28, 2019. Your time has run out.
Have you been preparing for tax season as if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was no longer a factor? We hope not. Because that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Life would be much easier if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was less confusing. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. The piece of legislation is so detailed and nuanced, that you might find yourself receiving a penalty letter for noncompliance, when you could’ve sworn you’d done everything correctly. Here’s the cold, hard truth – maybe, just maybe, you didn’t.
Are you an employer with union workers? Are you worried the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to muddle this symbiotic relationship? Let us offer you a word of advice: Don’t overcomplicate it.
If you’re an applicable large employer (ALE) and you didn’t receive a Letter 226-J from the IRS for failing to comply with the employer mandate for the 2015 tax year, that doesn’t mean you’re safe from future fines.
What’s worse than one penalty? Mounting penalties.
The IRS is sending out Letter 226-J penalty notices to applicable large employers (ALEs) that didn’t provide affordable health care with minimum essential coverage (MEC) for the 2015 and 2016 tax years.
The failure to comply with ACA regulations is no laughing matter. Any employer who’s received a Letter 226-J penalty notice can vouch for that.
It’s that time again – tax season. For employers, the first quarter of the year brings about more reporting, filing, calculations, and more often than not, questions from employees about their tax requirements and paperwork. Given all the excitement over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) last year, the confusion makes sense.
This post was updated on Dec. 3, 2018
The IRS has released drafts of the 2018 1094/1095-C and 1094/1095-B forms. The release of these documents is another clear message from the IRS that it’s continuing to enforce the reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which applicable large employers (ALEs) are subject to.
If you’re an employer that’s never offered health care to your employees before, the idea of doing so might feel a bit daunting. However, there’s no reason to let this fear get the best of you.