2024 Deadlines for ACA, 1099 & W-2 Forms – IRS TY2023

2023 Deadlines, 2024 Deadlines for ACA 1099 & W-2

Tax Year 2023 is coming to a close, which means that the filing season of 2024 is upon us! We’ve created this guide, so you don’t miss the 2024 deadlines. Basic Information When each tax year, or calendar year, comes to a close, employers must ensure that they meet all IRS tax requirements regarding filing. … Read more

IRS AIR Production Cutover Schedule Released for TY 2023

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Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published the yearly AIR Production cutover schedule for the Tax Year 2023 (Filing Season 2024). The temporary shutdown will impact all transmissions related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including corrections and replacements. AIR Production Cutover Schedule The shutdown for production will begin at at 7:00 am ET on … Read more

Which ACA Form Do I Need? 1095-B vs. 1095-C

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Both Forms 1095-B and 1095-C are for Affordable Care Act reporting, but you may find yourself asking: which ACA form do I need? There are some key differences in each form, so we have created this guide to help you decide which you need in order to report your data. What is the ACA? In … Read more

7 Essential ACA Terms You Should Know

7 Essential ACA Terms

As more states begin to pass their own individual mandate, employers are understanding that meeting the Affordable Care Act’s reporting requirements is a complex process which includes overwhelming terminology. We’ve gathered a glossary of the most essential ACA terms you’ll need to know before filing.  Common ACA Terms ACA Information Returns Program (AIR) Under the ACA, … Read more

2024 IRS Penalties for ACA, 1099, & W-2 Forms (TY2023)

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IRS Penalties can happen for a variety of reasons, including forgetting to file, not filing by the deadline, not furnishing forms, or not offering coverage for ACA filing. IRS Penalties for ACA Forms Both types of ACA filings (B-series and C-series) require that the filer submit a return to the IRS, any applicable states, and … Read more

IRS Corrections: What, When, Why and How?

IRS Corrections: What, When, Why and How?

Every BoomTax filing license comes with free unlimited corrections submissions. We hope you never have to use them, but you should know what they are, when to submit them, why they are necessary, and how to minimize them. What Are Corrections? After you’ve submitted your information returns to the IRS, they may come back as … 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

Avoid B and P Notices – IRS CP2100, CP2100A, and 972CG

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B and P Notices are sent out by the IRS regarding certain errors found in the previous years’ information returns. What are B and P notices? B Notice, or CP2100 and CP2100A , notifies the payer of incorrect name and tax identification number (TIN) combination errors. P Notice, or 972CG, provides a proposed civil penalty … Read more

Electronic Form Delivery Simplifies IRS 1095, 1099, & W-2

Electronic Form Delivery

The IRS authorizes businesses to furnish electronic copies of certain tax forms, instead of a paper copy. Electronic Form Delivery Benefits There are many benefits to E-Delivery: However, electronic form delivery isn’t as simple as just sending forms via email; there are extensive rules and requirements for it. Electronic Form Delivery Requirements The requirements for … Read more

1095-B Issuer TIN and Contact Information

1095-B Issuer TIN and Contact Information

One of the easiest steps of preparing Form 1095-B is to gather the information of the 1095-B issuer. This will include their TIN information and a point of contact for any recipient questions. Issuer TIN Like recipient TIN information, issuer TINs should be verified before the filings are submitted. Tools such as TINCorrect can help … Read more

3 Alternative Affordability Safe Harbors

Affordability Safe Harbors

Health coverage affordability is an important part of complying with the ACA’s Employer Mandate. Failing to comply can result in penalties and fines. So, how do employers determine affordability? There are three affordability safe harbors that can be used: Form W-2, Federal Poverty Line (FPL), and Rate of Pay. ACA Employer Mandate The ACA Employer … Read more

IRS Letter 1865C

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The IRS sends out Letter 1865C to employers if they cannot process some of their ACA forms. This can be for a variety of reasons, including improper format, incorrect forms, and typos among other things.   What is IRS Letter 1865C? The IRS Letter 1865-C, Information Return (Paper) Incomplete or Rejected for Processing, is a … 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