ACA Compliance Solution

12 12, 2017

ACA employer compliance enforcement: I received letter 226J from the IRS. How do I respond?

2017-12-12T11:07:20+00:00 December 12th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The IRS has begun notifying employers of ESRPs (Employer-Shared Responsibility Payments), otherwise known as ACA penalties. The first letters, letter 226J, address penalties associated with the 2015 filing year for forms provided to the IRS in 2016. It is important to provide a timely response to this IRS letter. Here are some tips to ensure [...]

28 11, 2017

ACA Filing: The Big Difference Between Filing Late and Intentionally Disregarding ACA Reporting

2017-11-28T15:25:51+00:00 November 28th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

While the current administration continues to push to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they haven’t made much progress. The IRS hasn’t imposed any non-compliance penalties over the course of these last two years ACA has been in place either. So, that begs the question, should businesses even give ACA compliance a second thought? Besides [...]

27 04, 2017

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

2017-04-27T08:40:31+00:00 April 27th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

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 [...]

27 03, 2017

ACA Replacement Law Withdrawn, ACA Remains Law of the Land

2017-03-27T09:55:14+00:00 March 27th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

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 [...]

24 03, 2017

Are Employer Reporting Requirements Going Away With Repeal & Replace?

2017-03-24T12:54:57+00:00 March 24th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

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 [...]

7 03, 2017

Are Payroll and Benefits Programs Part of Your Digital Transformation?

2017-03-07T08:34:56+00:00 March 7th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|0 Comments

Advancements in technology are changing the way we do business on so many levels. Many businesses are using more advanced management solutions to optimize operations throughout their organization. If you are among the many businesses in the midst of a digital transformation, don’t overlook payroll and benefits management.          Businesses of all sizes and in nearly [...]

1 03, 2017

What Does the ACA Executive Order Mean for Businesses Today?

2017-03-01T14:07:47+00:00 March 1st, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The intent has been made clear that President Trump intends to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Executive Order signed in late January indicates that changes are coming, although it’s still unclear what those changes will mean for business in the future. What is clear is that ACA has not been repealed [...]

27 02, 2017

Does the good-faith effort reprieve from penalties apply to forms for 2016 filed in 2017?

2017-02-28T09:26:51+00:00 February 27th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

As employers continue to work through the challenges of complying with the Affordable Care Act, professionals in the industry are reticent to accept anything less than perfection when dealing with IRS regulations. Why? To alleviate any concern about potential penalties due to non-compliance down the road. In Notice 2016-70 dated December 5, 2016, the IRS [...]

14 02, 2017

New Year and New Growth Leads to New Legislation

2017-02-14T08:47:01+00:00 February 14th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

As we start this new year, many businesses are considering making changes to drive growth. While you might consider hiring new talent to keep up with these changes, be aware that when your headcount hits a certain number, there will likely be new legislation to consider. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), for example, triggers compliance [...]

7 02, 2017

HealthBack Strengthens ACA Compliance Efforts With Technology

2017-02-07T08:59:48+00:00 February 7th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Specialized staff at HealthBack provide personalized home health services to homebound patients in four states, operating out of 36 branch locations. Nearly 800 employees work across multiple branches and each may work part or full time, hourly or salary, temporary or on call—which creates complications for payroll and Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting. While it [...]