ACA employer mandate

6 05, 2016

PPACA or ACA? A law so confusing its name is a head-scratcher

May 6th, 2016|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll User Group, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

By Helen Karakoudas | ACA Education DirectorMay 6, 2016Why is all of what we have to sort through for Affordable Care Act compliance so complicated and fluid?That’s a question we consistently hear from the business professionals using our software to comply with just one slice of the health law – the IRS reporting obligation under the [...]

25 03, 2016

Parsing the ACA inkblot for what’s not divisive – IRS Form 1095-C

March 25th, 2016|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

By Helen Karakoudas | ACA Education DirectorOriginal post on March 25, 2016In all the years since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law – six now – the ACA birthday we’re marking this week is the first to come during the filing season for the IRS form that the ACA introduced:The anxiety-stirring 1095-C.Yes, it’s [...]

10 11, 2015

Excluding veterans from the FTE count helps employers avoid ACA mandate, lessen ACA penalty risk

November 10th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

By Helen Karakoudas | ACA Education Director, Integrity DataSince 1919, the number 11 has been at the center of awareness of veterans in the United States. Remembering that on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 the Allies and Germany signed the armistice that ended fighting in World War [...]

27 10, 2015

Budget deal primes repeal of ACA automatic enrollment requirement

October 27th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Click on the image to read a tucked-away Affordable Care Act concession in the October 26, 2015 agreement that the White House reached with congressional leaders over budget reconciliation. October 27, 2015 – A much-contested provision in the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act appears close to repeal after the budget agreement that the Obama [...]

24 09, 2015

ACA Burdened Majority? Employers minding the spirit of the law

September 24th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll User Group, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

When we first began talking with employers about Affordable Care Act compliance, the discussion always centered on ACA penalty risk management. Please click the image to enlarge. That was early 2012. In every case then, the employer introduced the topic. We came to think of our early clients as the Forced Minority [...]

16 07, 2015

ACA jolt: IRS nonfiling fine now $520 per required 1095-C

July 16th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Embedded in the Trade Preferences Act of 2015 is a tiny provision that raises penalties for IRS filing errors, including those for Affordable Care Act (ACA) returns.   You’ve been generous all along in providing health insurance to every one of your employees. Sure, you’ve heard about the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate. And you’ve [...]

26 06, 2015

Employer takeaway from King v. Burwell: Supreme Court nixes ACA avoidance

June 26th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR|0 Comments

With the U.S. Supreme Court taking the “where” factor out of individuals’ and families’ access to subsidies for health care, many businesses across the United States now have a regulatory call to action they can no longer ignore:Figure out how to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandateOr run [...]