ACA Retaliation Claims: The Final Verdict Comes From OSHA

ACA Retaliation Claims: The Final Verdict Comes From OSHA

November 14, 2016 Under the Affordable Care Act, employees unable to afford the minimum essential coverage from employers are possibly eligible for Premium Tax Credits from the Health Insurance Marketplace to assist in Read More
With Trump Election Employers Still on Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

With Trump Election Employers Still on Hook for 2016 ACA Reporting

November 11, 2016 With the stunning election of Donald Trump as President comes a serious question of what happens to the Employer Mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare.” Read More
New Instructions For Forms 1094-C and 1095-C: An Infographic

New Instructions For Forms 1094-C and 1095-C: An Infographic

November 8, 2016 As the IRS released the final forms for 2016 Form 1094-C (Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage Information Returns) and 2016 Form 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Read More
ACA Employer Mandate Penalties Over The Next Ten Years Projects Billions

ACA Employer Mandate Penalties Over The Next Ten Years Projects Billions

November 1, 2016 ACA, compliance is serious business. Failure to comply with the requirements and deadlines set forth by the Affordable Care Act can lead to big penalties. These penalties are so big, Read More
Form 5500 Gets A Makeover: Find Out What Has Changed

Form 5500 Gets A Makeover: Find Out What Has Changed

October 6, 2016 Form 5500 is getting a makeover. The forms are under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), will now require more information to complete from plan sponsors. While Read More
It’s A Brand New Day For Marketplace Notices And Appeals

It’s A Brand New Day For Marketplace Notices And Appeals

October 3, 2016 Over the course of the year, many employers participated in a widespread panic over notices mailed to them from the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace. These notices summarized that an employee Read More
Don’t Make 2015’s Mistakes In 2016

Don’t Make 2015’s Mistakes In 2016

July 27, 2016 The June 30, 2016 deadline for employers to file their applicable 2015 health care tax return with theIRShas passed.For many employers, the damage is done.Skipped deadlines, misclassifications, and ignoring of Read More
Employers: Keep Your ACA Compliance, Even In Your Health Plan Language

Employers: Keep Your ACA Compliance, Even In Your Health Plan Language

July 21, 2016 While employers have been urged to maintain ACA compliance when it comes to reporting the health care information of its employees, there’s more to it. The Employee Retirement Income Security Read More
Study Reveals The Health Insurance Marketplace Doesn’t Have The Highest Premiums

Study Reveals The Health Insurance Marketplace Doesn’t Have The Highest Premiums

July 12, 2016 Think the Health Insurance Marketplace has the highest premiums? Think again. A report by the Commonwealth Fund reveals that the ACA’s Health Insurance Marketplace is not the most expensive place Read More
It’s Deadline Day! File Your ACA Forms or Face A Penalty

It’s Deadline Day! File Your ACA Forms or Face A Penalty

June 30, 2016 We’ve finally reached this point. Today (June 30) marks that day that all Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) with 50 or more full-time equivalents must electronically file forms 1094-C and 1095-C. Read More
Is Cybersecurity An Issue When Using The ACV? The TIGTA Weighs In

Is Cybersecurity An Issue When Using The ACV? The TIGTA Weighs In

June 29, 2016 The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report highlighting security and testing risks when determining ACA compliance through the IRS’s ACA Compliance Validation System (ACV). Considering the Read More
To Audit Or Not To Audit: How An ACA Audit Can Save Your Company’s Pockets

To Audit Or Not To Audit: How An ACA Audit Can Save Your Company’s Pockets

June 27, 2016 It feels like the year of penalties for employers this tax season, primarily those classified by the ACA for an Applicable Large Employer (50+ full-time equivalents). This is due largely Read More