Affordable Care Act IRS Reporting Resource Center



This IRS-required reporting supports the monitoring of individual and employer health insurance mandates. Similar to last year, this reporting requirement will affect all self-insured employers as well as any employer—or controlled group of employers—with an average of 50 or more full-time employees, including full-time equivalent employees, during the prior year.

These reports are essential for the IRS to determine whether:

  1. An individual maintains minimum essential coverage for purposes of the individual health insurance mandate
  2. An individual qualifies for a premium tax credit from exchange plans
  3. An employer is subject to a shared responsibility penalty for failing to offer full-time employees affordable minimum essential coverage providing minimum value

The ACA forms share the same filing deadlines as Forms W-2 and 1099, and significant penalties may be assessed for noncompliance.

BKD has dedicated tax advisors who can help you determine what these changes mean for your organization and find a solution to remain compliant.

  • Consulting
    • BKD professionals can help guide you through your ACA filings based on the coverage offering and size of your workforce.
    • We can help you compile and format the necessary data from your information systems.
  • Compliance
    • Our advisors can help you import your data into a secure, cloud-based application that allows you to validate your data prior to filing.
    • We’ll help you produce Forms 1094 and 1095, mail 1095 forms to employees and electronically file the applicable forms with the IRS.

ACA Information Reporting – Employer Notices Are Coming


June 30, 2016, was a reporting milestone for the Affordable Care Act (ACA): Certain large employers were required to electronically file their 2015 IRS Forms 1094-C, Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns, and 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Insurance. Read More

IRS Extends ACA Form Deadlines


As the calendar turns to 2016, many organizations remain focused on provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) first taking effect for calendar year 2015. Read More

ACA Creates New Compliance Requirements


As year-end planning for tax compliance begins to take shape, many organizations are focused on provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) first taking effect for calendar year 2015. Read More

Health Care Reform:  New Health Coverage Reporting Requirements


New reporting requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will take effect for calendar year 2015, with initial reporting in early 2016. While the ACA includes several significant filing requirements, we will look at filings imposed on employers providing self-insured group health coverage to their employees as well as employers subject to the shared responsibility, or employer mandate, rules. Read More

Affordable Care Act Update


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law on March 23, 2010, with the goal of providing more Americans with access to affordable, quality health insurance. Many ACA provisions are in full effect; however, the following key provisions affecting individuals and businesses still loom on the horizon. Read More

ACA Information Reporting:  What Do I Need to Know?
Presenters:   Robert Conner & Jim Ashley – September 1, 2015

CPE Credit:  1 CPE credit (Taxes)


In this complimentary webinar, BKD professionals Jim Ashley and Robb Conner will dissect the new IRS 1094 and 1095 series forms required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read More

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