You’ve Received a 12C Letter: Now What?

You’ve Received a 12C Letter: Now What?

April 29, 2016 The 2015 tax year brought much added paperwork in the way of forms and letters for the everyday taxpayer. For most, this is the first year that they’re receiving some Read More
Form 1095-A: How To Handle Corrections And Voids

Form 1095-A: How To Handle Corrections And Voids

April 28, 2016 This 2015 tax season, a number of new forms may have been required of you to either complete and file and/or retain for your records. Of these forms you should Read More
New Updates To Premium Tax Credit Affect Personal Contributions

New Updates To Premium Tax Credit Affect Personal Contributions

April 27, 2016 When it comes to the Premium Tax Credit, it’s a matter of numbers. The credit was designed for low to moderate-income individuals and families in an effort to assist them Read More
Health Care Careers More Desirable Thanks To Affordable Care Act

Health Care Careers More Desirable Thanks To Affordable Care Act

April 26, 2016 One of the greatest achievements of the Obama Administration was slashing the unemployment rate and creating tens of millions of jobs for Americans. In a recently released job report, jobs Read More
The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit: A Checklist

The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit: A Checklist

April 25, 2016 The Small Business Health Care Tax Credit was designed for small business owners with 25 of fewer full-time employees and equivalents in an effort to provide health care coverage for Read More
Huffington Post Analyzes ACA, Provides Suggestions On Improvement

Huffington Post Analyzes ACA, Provides Suggestions On Improvement

April 22, 2016 As the Affordable Care Act continues to build in momentum, many have dissected the bill and come to a series of possible improvements for the ACA. In an article printed Read More
Congressional Budget Office Releases 10-Year Health Care Breakdown For Citizens 65 And Under

Congressional Budget Office Releases 10-Year Health Care Breakdown For Citizens 65 And Under

April 21, 2016 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released a report, detailing a ten-year plan on Health Insurance for those 65 and under from 2016 through 2026. The 40-page report discusses the Read More
Health Benefits Offer Rates: Fact And Figures

Health Benefits Offer Rates: Fact And Figures

April 21, 2016 The Kaiser Family Foundation released a report that detailed the rates of health benefits offered to individuals. In 1999, 66% of firms offered health benefits to their employees, and that Read More
Prescription Drugs Costs See Astronomical Rise

Prescription Drugs Costs See Astronomical Rise

April 20, 2016 Since 2014, prescription drug costs have continued to rise, due in part to specialized medications for advancements in the treatment of various medical conditions. While these advancements have proven beneficial Read More
Do You Have Minimum Essential Coverage?

Do You Have Minimum Essential Coverage?

April 19, 2016 Under the Affordable Care Act, individuals and families are generally required to have minimum essential coverage in order to avoid year-end penalties or shared responsibility payments. This coverage can be Read More
5 Reasons Why ACA Reporting is So Difficult for Employers This Year

5 Reasons Why ACA Reporting is So Difficult for Employers This Year

April 18, 2016 For many employers, this is their first year reporting employee health care coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act. Required employers include those that are ALEs,or Applicable Large Employers Read More
Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Checklist

Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Checklist

April 15, 2016 The Affordable Care Act was implemented as a move to provide widespread health care coverage to all Americans. Under this law, Applicable Large Employers (ALE) must offer health coverage to Read More
The Surprising Reason Why Minority Children Are Less Likely To Have Health Care

The Surprising Reason Why Minority Children Are Less Likely To Have Health Care

April 13, 2016 Prior to the Affordable Care Act, programs like Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) were already in place to provide health coverage for underprivileged youth. However, a significant gap Read More
Is Individual Shared Responsibility Your Responsibility?

Is Individual Shared Responsibility Your Responsibility?

April 12, 2016 Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the goal in mind is to ensure that every American has received or has been given access to adequate health coverage. While Read More
Quick Tips: Managing Your Health Insurance Docs

Quick Tips: Managing Your Health Insurance Docs

April 10, 2016 As you prepare your 2015 tax return, keep in mind that new health insurance coverage documents may reach your mailbox this year that you hadn’t seen previously. As the Affordable Read More
Revisions To The ACA Continue Into 2016

Revisions To The ACA Continue Into 2016

April 6, 2016 It should come as no surprise that the Affordable Care Act is still very much a work in progress. Over the course of six years, the ACA has made significant Read More
Money vs. Healthcare

Money vs. Healthcare

April 5, 2016 When it comes to health care, many view it as a luxury rather than necessity. Health care is one “luxury,” that if given the option of having less of in Read More
Cutting Hours To Avoid Health Care Coverage brings Dave & Buster’s Under Legal Scrutiny

Cutting Hours To Avoid Health Care Coverage brings Dave & Buster’s Under Legal Scrutiny

April 4, 2016 A class action lawsuit has been filed outside of federal courts in New York against restaurant and gaming chain Dave & Buster’s. The reason? Cutting employees’ hours to duck mandatory Read More