OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS & Final 2021 ACA Reporting Forms Released – HR Brief – December 2021

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IOSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing ETS & Final 2021 ACA Reporting Forms Releasedn the December 2021 HR Brief, we cover:

  1. OSHA Releases Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
    • Affected employers include private employers with 100 or more employees (firmwide or companywide count).
    • The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an extended stay of the ETS on Nov. 12, 2021. and the stay was reversed by a higher court on December 17th.
  2. Final Forms for 2021 ACA Reporting Released
    • 2021 Forms 1094-B and 1095-B are used by providers of minimum essential coverage (MEC), including self-insured plan sponsors who are not applicable large employers (ALEs), to report under Section 6055.
    • 2021 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C are used by ALEs to report under Section 6056 and for combined Section 6055 and 6056 reporting by ALEs who sponsor self insured plans.
  3. Important Dates
    • Employers should note the upcoming deadlines for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting:
      • Individual statements for 2021 must be furnished by Jan. 31, 2022.
      • Paper IRS returns for 2021 must be filed by Feb. 28, 2022.
      • Electronic IRS returns for 2021 must be filed by March 31, 2022.

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