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February 20, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Form 1095 (article)

For many, the deluge of tax documents arriving throughout the tax season includes various types of Form 1095.There are three types of Form 1095 that a taxpayer may receive, which include:

These forms are provided as a result of the Affordable Care Act, and provide information pertaining to health insurance coverage provided during the previous year. These forms are not all provided at the same time, and sometimes do not arrive until early March. Nevertheless, taxpayers may not always need to do anything with these forms, or wait to receive them in order to file their tax returns.

To assist taxpayers with frequently asked questions regarding the purpose of Form 1095, CBIZ has prepared a quick-reference guide that provides background information and answers to these common questions, which you can download here. Additionally, the IRS published a list of questions and answers regarding these Forms, which you may also find helpful. We hope that this information assists you with the documentation gathering process used to file your return. For further assistance with these Forms, please contact your local CBIZ MHM tax professional.

Copyright © 2017, CBIZ, Inc. All rights reserved. Contents of this publication may not be reproduced without the express written consent of CBIZ. This publication is distributed with the understanding that CBIZ is not rendering legal, accounting or other professional advice. The reader is advised to contact a tax professional prior to taking any action based upon this information. CBIZ assumes no liability whatsoever in connection with the use of this information and assumes no obligation to inform the reader of any changes in tax laws or other factors that could affect the information contained herein.

CBIZ MHM is the brand name for CBIZ MHM, LLC, a national professional services company providing tax, financial advisory and consulting services to individuals, tax-exempt organizations and a wide range of publicly-traded and privately-held companies. CBIZ MHM, LLC is a fully owned subsidiary of CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ).

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