IRS extends deadline for mailing 1095 forms

IRS Notice N-2016-70 has extended the deadline for mailing the 2016 reporting year 1095 Forms from January 31st, 2017 to March 2nd, 2017. Importantly, the notice only extends the deadline for mailing the forms to employees and plan participants, and it does not extend the deadline for electronically transmitting the reporting data to the IRS. The…