ACA Reporting Requirements

4 08, 2017

Printing Forms for Mailing to the IRS – Best Practices

August 4th, 2017|0 Comments

KB13-053 On the IRS payroll industry call August 3rd, 2017, the IRS requested payroll software providers to educate users of their software on the best practice approach for printing forms for mail to the IRS. The Integrity Data ACA Compliance Solution provides the ability for users to print forms 1094-C and 1095-C. These forms can [...]

7 09, 2016

Union plans – must they always be Multi-Employer IR safe harbor plans, or if the employer is not required to pay Union fees can the plan fall under the other safe harbor options?

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

KB14-051 It has nothing to do with union fees. The multi-employer plan transition relief (2E) provides that a contributing employer is treated as offering coverage, and generally protected from a penalty, if the following three criteria are met: The employer is required to contribute to a multi-employer plan on behalf of an employee pursuant to [...]

7 09, 2016

When would we use Intern/Other for employee classification and why?

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

KB14-50 There are only three scenarios to use this: Volunteer employees who are just being paid for reasonable expenses Students performing work as part of the federal work study program or a substantially similar program of a state or political subdivision Members of religious orders where service work is performed by an individual who is [...]

7 09, 2016

We have RETIREES over 65 and some under 65 that had no hours on the payroll but took insurance. Could you go over the law for retirees and how we handle this in our solution?

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

KB14-047 The only time retirees come into play for reporting is if the retiree was enrolled in a self-funded employer sponsored health coverage. Fully insured - Nothing on our end needs to be done as the carrier will do the reporting via 1095-B. However, if the plan the retiree is enrolled in is self-insured then [...]

10 06, 2016

I cannot get the Dependent’s SSN for my employees Self-Insured Plan. Will I be penalized?

June 10th, 2016|0 Comments

KB13-052It is true that businesses that are self-insured must report a Social Security Number for every covered dependent they identify under Part III of IRS Form 1095-C. A penalty could be assessed for failure to supply the TIN (TIN stands for Taxpayer Identification Number which refers to the SSN)However, Notice 2015-68, states as follows, “Specifically, [...]

27 05, 2016

Is there a Glossary of ACA Terms that might help my understanding?

May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

KB14-045 Yes, you can find them in the Definitions section of the IRS 2016 Instructions for Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.  Click Here We also have a condensed understandable version of important glossary terms in our Integrity Data ACA Compliance User Guide, Part 7, Page 144. Click Here Questions / Resources If you have questions or [...]

20 05, 2016

1095 –C Part III clarity: Dependents’ SSNs ARE required from Self-Insured employers!

May 20th, 2016|0 Comments

KB13-051Businesses that are self-insured must report a Social Security Number for every covered dependent they identify under Part III of IRS Form 1095-C. Clarity that a SSN is required – and that a birth date is not an optional equivalent – came in a tucked-away paragraph of a recent IRS notice.See the following Integrity-Data blog [...]

2 05, 2016

How many times do I need to offer coverage when the employee declines? Monthly Measurement? Lookback Measurement?

May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

KB13-049Q: We are on the monthly measurement method. A variable hour employee worked 130 hours in a month, we offered them coverage and they declined. Going forward, do we have to offer them coverage each time they work 130 hours in a month?A: No, an employer is credited with having made an offer of coverage [...]