Extension of Time To File Certain Information Returns
This document contains final regulations providing rules regarding the automatic and non-automatic extension of time to file certain information returns. These changes are being implemented to accelerate the filing of the Form W-2 series (except Form W-2G) and forms that report nonemployee compensation (currently Form 1099-MISC with information in box 7) so they are available earlier in the filing season for use in the IRS's identity theft and refund fraud detection processes. In addition, these final regulations update the list of information returns subject to the rules regarding extensions of time to file. These regulations affect filers requesting an extension of time to file the affected information returns.
Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance
This final rule amends the definition of short-term, limited- duration insurance for purposes of its exclusion from the definition of individual health insurance coverage. This action is being taken to lengthen the maximum duration of short-term, limited-duration insurance, which will provide more affordable consumer choices for health coverage.