The Integrity Blog

April 2017

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Repeal and Replace Efforts – Where are we at? What are Employers to do?

April 27th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

Efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare - have created quite a few shake-ups and discussions these past few months, culminating in the first “real” replacement legislation, named the American Health Care Act (AHCA), being pulled after Republicans were unable to agree on the details. So, for [...]

ACA Penalties Are Coming

April 21st, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

The political climate what it is, many employers have been holding out hope for penalty relief for not offering coverage, not offering affordable coverage and for not filing the necessary ACA forms with the IRS. The most recent legislation that was pulled for consideration in the House of Representatives would have provided relief to employers [...]

Stop Struggling With Managing Leave

April 18th, 2017|Microsoft Dynamics GP|

Most businesses have established policies and procedures for managing employee leave and calculating accruals. However, not all business management solutions can easily support those plans. Even robust enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, like Microsoft Dynamics GP, struggle with coordinating accruals, leave management, and balancing other plan details. Stop struggling with leave management and put the [...]

How to Allocate Employee Costs Across Multiple Cost Centers

April 11th, 2017|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|

There are times when employees wear multiple hats and work for different departments or on different projects. Managing their time and expenses by hand is next to impossible, especially when you have a number of employees moving in different directions across your organization. Automatically allocate employee costs across multiple cost centers by integrating this powerful [...]

Integrating HR/Payroll Systems Reduces Work and Errors

April 6th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Microsoft Dynamics GP|

Integrating key software systems can save hours of exporting and importing data from one system to another. For example, having your time-keeping system fully integrated with your payroll solution can greatly reduce the amount of time spent on a regular basis keying in worked hours so that the payroll system can generate a payroll check [...]

2 Time-Saving Tools Your Accounting Department Needs

April 4th, 2017|Microsoft Dynamics GP|

With tax day right around the corner, your accounting team is probably looking forward to a bit of a reprieve. They’ve worked hard to collect and prepare necessary statements, documents and forms for your employees and business as tax day approaches. Provide your accounting department with these two time-saving tools to help your hard-working team [...]

March 2017

ACA Replacement Law Withdrawn, ACA Remains Law of the Land

March 27th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

The past 3 months have been quite the roller coaster! Headlines have been dominated by the Trump administration’s push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or "Obamacare." Republicans were hoping for action quickly and to that end, introduced a new piece of legislation called the American Health Care Act (AHCA). However, the [...]

IRS Extensions and Waivers for ACA Forms (Tax Year 2016)

March 24th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

The IRS recently conducted their March ACA Information Returns webinar for software providers. Several talking points were discussed, but two in particular were of note and had value to a broader audience. Integrity Data would like to briefly share that content with you:  Many of you are familiar with Form 8809 used to obtain extensions [...]

Are Employer Reporting Requirements Going Away With Repeal & Replace?

March 24th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

Many employers are hanging their hat on the employer reporting requirements (i.e. Form 1095-C) going away under the changes proposed by the Trump Administration. The current legislative proposal in the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) repeals the employer mandate to offer coverage. So under this proposal, the employer doesn't need to report information to the IRS [...]

Even Strong Financial Management Systems Have Weaknesses

March 21st, 2017|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics|

Savvy businesses of all types and sizes often rely on modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to manage key operations from across their organization. Microsoft Dynamics GP is comprehensive and powerful in many ways, and offers payroll functionality. It’s actually the only Dynamics ERP solution to do so! However, businesses may have unique payroll processes [...]