IRS should supply workers with electronic means of reporting healthcare data, payroll professional says


A government-mandated request for additional healthcare data may result in the Internal Revenue Service requiring another form beyond a W-2 for employees, a payroll expert said last week.

IRS defers employer health plan reporting requirement for 2011

Reporting the cost of employer-sponsored healthcare plans on the W-2 form will be optional in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday.