ACA Reporting Services – 2019 Electronic Filing Deadline

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Electronic Filing Deadline – ACA Reporting Services

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This post is for Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) required to comply with the Affordable Care Act. We hope you find it useful.

The following is sourced from about ACA reporting deadlines:

Electronic Filing

“Some employers have the option to file their ACA reporting by paper or electronically. However, any ALE filing more than 250 of any type of form MUST file ACA information returns electronically.

If you will be filing less than 250 forms, you may file by paper, though the IRS encourages electronic filing (and the deadline to file by paper comes a month earlier than the electronic reporting deadline).

Monday, April 1, 2019 – Deadline to file Forms 1094-C/1095-C if filing electronically.

ACA Deadline Extensions

In the past, the IRS has offered all sorts of deadlines, declaring each year the last it would offer extensions. While the number and generosity of extensions have lessened, so far, we’ve still seen the IRS extend at least one or more deadlines every year.

To practice smart compliance, don’t rely on the hope of an ACA reporting extension from the IRS. Instead, plan ahead to meet the deadline. If meeting the deadline just isn’t realistic, you may apply for an extension.

To apply for an ACA reporting extension with the IRS, submit a Form 8809 on or before the due date of the return for an automatic extension. This form does not require a signature. For an additional 30-day extension, the filer or an authorized agent must sign the form.”

Passport Software’s ACA Reporting Services

Our ACA Reporting Services include ACA Full-Service. With Full-Service ACA Reporting, there’s nothing to install or learn – we do it ALL for you throughout the year, from employee management to electronic filing.

Our knowledgeable support team can help you through the process and ease the headache of managing Affordable Care Act compliance.

Passport Software also provides consultation services for penalty notices, and has helped many clients completely avoid, or greatly reduce, penalties.

Call 800-969-7900 to see how we can help.

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