ACA Reporting Requirements

1 11, 2019

Are the 1095-C Forms for Reporting Health Coverage in the Year 2019 a Requirement in 2020?

2019-11-01T10:18:35-05:00November 1st, 2019|, |0 Comments

KB14-070 Question: Are the 1095-C forms for reporting health coverage in the year 2019 a requirement in 2020? Answer: Yes, Applicable Large Employers are required to comply with the existing reporting requirements for the 2019 tax year reporting by the deadlines in 2020. Given that the individual mandate penalty is zero for the 2020 tax [...]

26 11, 2018

Full-Time Temporary Employees – When are they eligible under the ACA?

2018-11-26T16:09:52-06:00November 26th, 2018|, , |0 Comments

KB14-088 Employees should be eligible for coverage after a full-time waiting period, not to exceed 90 days. There are some allowances for “seasonal” employees & workers, however, this does not apply to assignments via a staffing company. The seasonal limitation of 6 months of employment is generally accepted. There is a great SHRM article that [...]

2 01, 2018

1095-C Reporting: How to Use Affordability Safe Harbors

2018-04-18T15:04:27-05:00January 2nd, 2018|, , , |0 Comments

KB14-072 Since employers don’t know their employees’ household incomes, how do they document what's “affordable” on their 1095-C returns to the IRS? Content updated on April 4, 2018 To sharpen the rendering of this image, please click to enlarge – particularly to see the footnote of the change in IRS guidance for Code 1A, which was announced [...]

12 12, 2017

I Received Letter 226J from the IRS. How Do I Respond?

2017-12-12T15:28:17-06:00December 12th, 2017|, |0 Comments

KB14-069 The IRS has begun to notify employers of ESRPs (Employer-Shared Responsibility Payments), otherwise known as ACA penalties. The first letters 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 [...]

3 11, 2017

Dependent Data Upload to the Cloud

2019-06-28T14:46:28-05:00November 3rd, 2017|, , |0 Comments

KB14-068 You only need to import dependent information if you are self-insured.  Your provider/carrier should be able to provide you the dependent information if you have not been tracking it.  This file includes the dependent information required for the system to fill out Part III of the 1095-C correctly.  Dependents may be entered into the [...]

4 08, 2017

Printing Forms for Mailing to the IRS – Best Practices

2017-10-18T09:29:51-05:00August 4th, 2017|, |0 Comments

KB13-053 On the IRS payroll industry call August 3rd, 2017, the IRS requested payroll software providers to educate users of their software on the best practice approach for printing forms for mail to the IRS. The Integrity Data ACA Compliance Solution provides the ability for users to print forms 1094-C and 1095-C. These forms can [...]

25 11, 2015

Is the IRS offering relief for employers who for CY2015 may be providing incorrect or incomplete information on their Form 1094-C and 1095-C submission?

2017-12-27T11:47:27-06:00November 25th, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-042 Question: Is the IRS offering relief for employers who for CY2015 may be providing incorrect or incomplete information on their Form 1094/1095C submission?  Answer: The following wording on Page 5 of the 2015 Instruction for Form 1094-C /1095-C: “Relief from penalties. For 2015 reporting, the IRS will not impose penalties on a filer for [...]

17 07, 2015

What are the fines for not filing IRS Form 1095-C?

2017-01-08T13:23:26-06:00July 17th, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-010Under Section 806 of the Trade Preferences Act of 2015 (Public Law No. 114-27), legislation that provides job training and aid to U.S. workers displaced by globalization and foreign trade, there’s a provision that significantly increases penalties set forth in the Internal Revenue Code for filing errors:The fine for filing incomplete or inaccurate information on [...]