Per the IRS, employers can get an automatic 30-day extension of time to file their ACA forms by completing Form 8809, Application for Extension of Time to File Information Returns. The form may be submitted on paper or through the IRS’s electronic system. No signature or explanation is required. Form 8809 must be filed on or before the due date of the returns in order to get the 30-day extension.
Even though ACA reporting has been around for several years now, it’s still very common for mistakes to be made when completing the process. Here are 5 common ACA reporting errors that you should try to avoid:
The search for 2019 ACA reporting deadlines (filing for the tax year 2018) is over! The table below details the definitive deadlines for the upcoming round of reporting, sourced directly from the IRS following their announcement of the extension for furnishing 1095 forms to employees back in November 2018.