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ACA Compliance Bulletin: Final Forms for 2018 ACA Reporting Released

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the final forms and instructions for 2018 reporting under Revenue code Sections 6055 and 6056. Links to the forms and related instructions can be found in the opening section of this Compliance Bulletin. It can be noted that the 2018 forms and instructions are very similar to those

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ACA Compliance Bulletin: IRS Issues Letter 5699 to Non-Compliant Employers

The Internal Revenue Service has been sending Letter 5699 to employers that are not compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements for the 2015 calendar year. This letter requests missing information from Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) that failed to file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C. Employers who receive this letter should respond in the

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ACA Compliance Bulletin: Exchange Model Notice Expiration Date Extended

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently extended the expiration date on its model Exchange notices through May 31, 2020. These model notices (or a modified version), called “Model Notices to Employees of Coverage Options,” may be used to comply with the Exchange notice requirement under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The content of the model

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ACA Compliance Bulletin: Final Rule Expands Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance

On August 3, 2018, the Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Treasury published final regulations amending the definition of short-term, limited-duration insurance for purposes of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These regulations provide a maximum coverage period of up to 12 months and amend the notice to provide

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ACA Compliance Bulletin: Draft Forms for 2018 ACA Reporting Released

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released 2018 Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPACA) draft Forms 1094-C and 1095-C on July 11, 2018. The updated forms will be used by applicable large employers (ALEs) to report under Section 6056, as well as by ALEs who sponsor self-insured plans for combined Section 6055 and 6056 reporting.

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