The Federal Excise Taxes for 2nd Quarter (April to June) of 2017 is due this July and July 31. is the last date to report it with the IRS.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on health insurance issuers and plan sponsors of self-insured health plans to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The fee, called the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee, is calculated based on the average number of lives covered under the policy or plan.
PCORI fees applies to policy or plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2012, and before Oct. 1, 2019 are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). These fees are due each year by July 31 of the year following the last day of the plan year. This means that, for plan years ending in 2016, the PCORI fees are due by July 31, 2017. This PCORI fee is based on the average number of lives covered under the policy or plan, can be prepared and reported online with the IRS at http://TaxExcise.com an IRS Authorized e-file service provider for all excise tax forms including Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax return.
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Reporting and Paying the Fee
File the second quarter Form 720 annually to report and pay the fee no later than July 31 of the calendar year immediately following the last day of the policy year or plan year to which the fee applies. Issuers and plan sponsors who are required to pay the fee but are not required to report any other liabilities on a Form 720 will be required to file a Form 720 only once a year. They will not be required to file a Form 720 for the first, third or fourth quarters of the year. Deposits are not required for this fee, so issuers and plans sponsors are not required to pay the fee using EFTPS.