IRS Updates ACA Form 1095-B for TY2018 Reporting

The IRS recently updated Form 1095-B, “Health Coverage,” for Tax Year 2018 reporting.

The following changes have been made:

  • The “Name of Employee” box has been separated out into First Name, Middle Initial, and Last Name sections (all part of Box 1)
  • Column A of Boxes 23 through 40 in Part IV has been divided into sections for First Name, Middle Initial, and Last Name, to be consistent with the change to Box 1 in Part I
  • A minor change has been made in the “Recipient Instructions” portion which does not impact interpretation of the instructions

To view the form in full, please follow the link.

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Nicolette Chasse

Nicolette Chasse is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. Her main areas of focus are Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) reporting under FATCA and CRS and 1099 Federal Withholding Reporting. Nicolette received her B.A. at Trinity College and her J.D. at Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
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