6055 and 6056 Reporting Communication to Employers

Starmark® is mailing a letter to all employers to remind them of the 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements.

Important Dates

Jan. 2018 Regardless of the group’s size, a report will be available in the Starmark Document Center to assist the employer with filings.


Jan. 31, 2018 A statement is due to the employee, which shows data for employees and their dependents covered for each month.


Feb. 28, 2018 Filings with the IRS are due, if filing via paper.


Mar. 31, 2018            Filings with the IRS are due, if filing electronically.

Note: It is the employer’s responsibility to collect the pertinent information and file the appropriate documents for all employees.

Employers should consult a professional benefit adviser or legal counsel regarding how the law may impact their business and specific self-funded benefit plan.

A sample of the employer letter is available here.

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