1095 Nightmares

1095 Reporting

I just got an email from UnitedHealthcare regarding 2016 reporting. A light bulb moment. UHC reports 1095Bs for their insured accounts, and eventually, the IRS will do a data match to ascertain that employers complied with the healthcare mandate. Many clients have multiple companies included in their plans, and it is pretty clear that the… [Read More]

1094/1095 Reporting is Getting Legislative Attention

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Before its summer recess last week, a bill was introduced to the Senate that would impact the employer healthcare coverage reporting which is scheduled to start this year. The bill, which is a companion to a similar House bill, has bipartisan support. Patterned after other ACA actions, the legislation would delay mandatory reporting requirements and… [Read More]

Reporting Acrobatics

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For the last 6 months, I have been meeting with dozens of employers of varying sizes and industries regarding the coming 1095 reporting requirements. As we previously advised, this is the greatest administrative burden imposed on employers since the Tax Payment Act of 1943 demanded payroll reporting. Unfortunately, familiarizing an employer with the differences between… [Read More]

An Administrative Nightmare

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It has only been about 70 years that employers have been collecting and reporting their employees’ payroll tax. The Tax Payment Act of 1943 made “collection at source”, or an employer’s requirement to manage its employees’ income taxes, the law of the land. However, it wasn’t the first time the government tried to install the… [Read More]