Insurers, self-insuring employers, other coverage providers, and applicable large employers now have until March 2, 2018, to provide Forms 1095-B or 1095-C to individuals. This is a 30 day extension from the original due date of Jan. 31.
Penalty relief for good-faith reporting errors has also been extended to March 2, 2018. The IRS said this good faith relief is extended for the 2017 tax year only. It does not expect to offer good faith relief for reporting for the 2018 tax year.
The due dates for filing 2017 information returns with the IRS are not extended. For 2018, the due dates to file information returns with the IRS are:
- Feb. 28 for paper filers
- April 2 for electronic filers
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