IRS Reverses Policy on Individual Coverage Mandate
Updated: Jun 26, 2018
In February 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it would not automatically reject individual tax returns that did not provide health insurance coverage information for 2016. This was intended to reduce the burden on taxpayers. On Oct. 13, 2017, the IRS reversed this policy for the upcoming filing of 2017 tax returns. This ACA compliance bulletin outlines the enforcement change and impact.