Employee Health Insurance: IRS Says Everyone Should File 1095 Form | Mercer US

Prevent Confusion in April with Communication Now

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Prevent Confusion in April with Communication Now
Calendar16 February 2016

Now that W-2's are out, individual tax preparation is under way. 2015 was the first year Americans were required to have health insurance or pay a fine. With the delay of the ACA reporting requirements, many will not have the 1095 form – proof that they were insured – at the time they file their taxes. The IRS says everyone should go ahead and file, even if you do not have a form. Depending on your timing to provide the 1095 forms to your employees, now would be a good time to communicate with them about what to expect when they file their taxes – it could cut down on calls and e-mails.

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