Faculty and staff can consent starting Nov. 27 to receive their Form 1095 tax document electronically.
Form 1095 verifies that the university offered 2023 health care benefits to an eligible employee. U-M is required to verify these offers, even if eligible employees did not enroll in health care benefits.
Some tax preparers require a Form 1095 for federal returns, and it is beneficial to retain for personal records. U-M is required to provide copies of the Form 1095 in electronic or hard copy format as part of the federal Affordable Care Act.
The university’s goal is to safeguard the confidentiality and security of private information. Electronic delivery ensures access in a safe, convenient manner.
Nov. 27-Jan. 3 – Time period to give consent for electronic distribution.
Dec. 29 – Deadline to enter address changes for hard copy mailing. Hard copies will be postmarked by Jan. 31.
Week of Jan. 22 – Self Service portal for employees who have consented to electronic delivery opens. Employees who have consented will receive an email with instructions.
If consent was given previously, that consent remains in effect for future years so no further action is needed. Employees will receive emails about the dates and process for downloading Form 1095 in January.
If consent has not been previously given, go to Wolverine Access and search on Benefits then select Form 1095 Consent.
Hard copies will be mailed to those who do not consent to electronic delivery. However, incorrect addresses or mailing difficulties can put private information at risk.
To update a home address, go to Wolverine Access and select Employee Self Service then Campus Personal Information then Addresses.
Those needing help with the consent process should contact the Shared Services Center and use option 1 at 5-2000 from the Ann Arbor campus, 734-615-2000 locally, or 866-647-7657 toll-free, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.