On Friday November 18, 2016, the IRS announced ( Notice 2016-70 ) an extension to the distribution (not Filing) deadline for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements set forth in 6055 and 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code. The employee Form 1095-C distribution date changes from February 28, 2017 to March 2, 2017.
Important Filing Dates to Remember
Feb 28, 2017 – Paper file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS
March 2, 2017 – Distribute Form 1095-C to employees
March 31, 2017 – Electronically file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C to IRS