Employee Benefits


2015 Testing is Now Open for Electronic Reporting for 6055 and 6056

Posted by Mick Rodgers

  • 2015 testing for Sections 6055 and 6056 electronic reporting is now available.
  • Entities that file 250 or more returns are required to file electronically.
  • Electronic filing will be done using the AIR Program, which is not yet available.
  • A waiver of the electronic filing requirement is available upon request

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created new reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections 6055 and 6056, which require certain employers to provide information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about the health plan coverage they offer (or do not offer) to their employees.

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