ACA Penalty Letters Consultation & Resolution

Employer Mandate Enforcement Consulting for IRS Letter 226-J

The IRS has begun distributing Employer Shared Responsibility Payment (ESRP) letters, also known as an IRS Letter 226-J, notifying employers that they may be liable for Affordable Care Act penalties according to the information filed on their Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.

If you receive an assessment IRS Letter 226-J, ACT QUICKLY. Employers will only have 30 calendar days from the date of an assessment letter to respond. The ACA Reporting experts at MZQ Consulting have developed a specialty practice helping employers respond to ESRP letters, and we may be able to assist you in obtaining a 226-J letter extension. Contact us today for our expert assistance with navigating the response process.


  • Dedicated ACA Reporting Specialist
  • Specialist will prepare and file the ESRP response for you
  • If needed, Specialist will liaison with the IRS on your behalf
  • Optional analysis of subsequent ACA filings for ESRP fine potential

For expert ACA reporting or compliance consulting, please contact us today for a quote.