Employers now have an extra month to provide either Form 1095-C or 1095-B under the Affordable Care Actâ€™s employee reporting requirements. The deadline for furnishing 2016 Form 1095-C, or Form 1095-B, if applicable, to employees and individuals is now March 2, 2017 â€“ extended from Jan. 31, 2017.
The dates for filing forms with the Internal Revenue Service remain the same: Feb. 28, 2017 if filing by paper, and March 31, 2017, if filing electronically.
Prior to IRS Notice 2016-70, employers could file Form 8809 to request a 30-day extension of the due date to furnish forms to individuals.
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