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The IRS has begun notifying employers of ESRPs (Employer-Shared Responsibility Payments), otherwise known as ACA penalties. In 2017, they started sending the first letters, letter 226J, to address penalties associated with the 2015 filing year for forms provided to the IRS in 2016.

It is important to provide a timely response to this IRS letter.


Here are some tips to ensure you are well-prepared to respond to letter 226J from the IRS: