IRS Letter 226J – Proposed Employer Shared Responsibility Payment
The IRS think you owe an Employer Shared Responsibility Payment.
Type of notice: Account information or change
Likely next step: IRS penalties
Also see: IRS bill for unpaid taxes
Why you received IRS Letter 226J
- Your business filed one or more Forms 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage.
- One or more full-time employees listed on the Form 1095-C received a Premium Tax Credit on his or her federal income tax return.
- The IRS sent Letter 226J to notify you that an Employer Shared Responsibility Payment is being proposed.
Notice deadline: 30 days
If you miss the deadline: The IRS will send a bill for the balance due.
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