Now that employers have been notified of their potential ACA shared-responsibility penalties by the IRS, the agency is offering guidance on how they should respond. And HR pros will definitely want to take note of their options.
The IRS just created a webpage titled Understanding Your Letter 227, a reference to the correspondence some employers may receive regarding an assessment of an employer-shared responsibility penalty under Code § 4980H.
The Letter 227 phase of the agency’s recent ACA penalty efforts is the stage that follows the initial Letter 226J notification. For reference, Letters 226J were sent out in late