Extension of Due Date for QI RO Certification
The IRS has released further guidance on the QI responsible officer certification.
QIs with certification period ending in 2017 and that have selected 2015 or 2016 for their periodic review or that have obtained a waiver of their periodic review, are granted an extension of two months for providing the QI responsible officer certification. The new certification due date is September 1st, 2018.
For QIs that have selected 2017 for their periodic review the new certification due date is March 1st, 2019.
The QI application and account management system will be open to accept QI certifications beginning in early April.