From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
Health Care Reform
The IRS recently released final Forms 1094 and 1095 (B and C) and instructions related to IRC Sections 6055 and 6056 reporting. The 2018 forms and instructions appear to have no substantial changes from the 2017 versions. As a reminder, Forms 1094-B…Read More »
IRS Releases Updated ACA Information Returns (AIR) Submission Composition and Reference Guide
The IRS has released the latest version of Publication 5258: “ACA Information Returns (AIR) Submission Composition and Reference Guide.” The guide has been updated for use in 2019. This publication is meant to assist various entities with electronic information return (AIR) submissions…Read More »
The IRS released a revised version of Publication 5165, entitled “Guide for Electronically Filing Affordable Care (ACA) Information Returns for Software Developers and Transmitters,” for tax year 2018 (processing year 2019). This publication outlines the communication procedures, transmission formats, business rules and…Read More »
On Sept. 14, 2018, the IRS released Publication 5164, entitled “Test Package for Electronic Filers of Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Returns (AIR),” for tax year 2018 (processing year 2019). The publication describes the testing procedures that must be completed by those…Read More »