Offer Methods for Certifications of Eligibility – IRS 1094-C

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IRS Form 1094-C, Part II – ALE Member Information only has 3 line items. One of these is Line 22 – Certifications of Eligibility (Offer Methods). This line is a very important part to get right. It may look confusing, but it’s actually pretty simple! 22. Certifications of Eligibility This line designates if the employer … Read more

Affordable Care Act Reporting Tool – 4 Easy Steps!

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When the IRS made reporting Affordable Care Act (ACA) a requirement back in 2015, it made employer reporting an obligation. There are two form types that can be submitted: Form 1095-B Health Coverage & Form 1095-C Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage. Failure to fulfill the filing and furnishing obligations with the IRS results in … Read more

IRS AIR Production Cutover Schedule Released for TY 2022

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Today, the IRS announced the annual AIR Production cutover schedule for the Tax Year 2022/Filing Season 2023. This shutdown will affect all Affordable Care Act (ACA) transmissions, including corrections and replacements. AIR Production Cutover Schedule The system shutdown for production will begin on December 5, 2022 at 7:00 am ET. The start up date and … Read more

What is Employer Shared Responsibility?

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Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal and state governments, employers, and insurers were given a shared responsibility to improve the availability, quality, and affordability of health coverage in the US. The Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility provisions require certain employers (called applicable large employers or ALEs) to offer affordable health coverage to … Read more

Verifying Employee TIN Information

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Once you have determined your common law employees and your total of full-time employees, an important detail in completing your ACA reporting is verifying your employee TINs (Tax Identification Numbers). Importance of Employee TIN Verification Failing to include an employee’s TIN, or providing the wrong TIN, could result in having your filing rejected, requiring corrections, … Read more