Automatic Extension of Form 1095-C Deadline

22 November 2016

Automatic Extension of Form 1095-C Deadline

IRS Notice 2016-70 has extended the due date for distributing Form 1095-C to employees by 30 days to March 2, 2017.

The extension only applies to Form 1095-C distribution and not to filing Form 1094-C with the IRS. The notice also extends good-faith transition relief from penalties to the 2016 information reporting requirements.

The relief from penalties only applies to incomplete or inaccurate forms distributed or filed by the deadlines.

For a guide to ACA reporting click here.

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