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Affordable Care Act Information Returns (AIR) Year 2015 General Information

AIR will accept Year 2015 1094/1095 returns in processing year 2017. 2015 returns are considered prior year returns in processing year 2017

To generate tax year 2015 returns in AATS, use:

  • Manifest file from tax year 2016 schema package
  • Form data file from tax year 2015 schema package
  • PaymentYr value “2015”
  • PriorYearDataInd value “1”
  • Software Id for 2015 (2015 software Ids start with 15XXXXXXXX)

To generate tax year 2015 returns in Production beginning January 2017, use:

  • Manifest file from tax year 2016 schema package
  • Form data file from tax year 2015 schema package
  • PaymentYr value “2015”
  • PriorYearDataInd value “1”
  • Software Id for 2015 (2015 software Ids start with 15XXXXXXXX)

AIRER602

If you receive an AIRER602, MTOM payload attachment error, ensure your transmission conforms to the guidance in Publication 5165, Sections 4.2 and 4.3.  If your file complies with the Publication 5165 guidance, or if your transmission was rejected without an Error Code or Error Data File; follow the information in this Known Issue: Rejected Transmission without an Error Data File, Error Code or due to Error Code AIRER602.

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 14-Apr-2017