Affordable Care Act employer mandate

10 05, 2016

ACA math must-know for crediting on-call hours

May 10th, 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 9, 2016If an employee does get to do work on behalf of the company while on-call, it’s clear that his or her employer, in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act, must credit those hours and track that time toward their eligibility for health insurance.The challenge comes [...]

10 05, 2016

How to convert non-hourly compensation to ACA service hours

May 10th, 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 9, 2016When there are compensation programs that are based on output rather than hours, the tracking of time toward an employee’s eligibility for health insurance can be a challenge for an employer required to comply with the Affordable Care Act.In these situations, IRS regulations for ACA enforcement require [...]

24 02, 2016

Think you’re behind in ACA reporting? You’re not alone

February 24th, 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 Director, Integrity DataFebruary 24, 2016 We printed the ACA pay-or-play regulations the very day they were published: February 12, 2014. By that time, we already were students of the voluminous detail in the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate. Our software had been in beta testing for more than a [...]

9 12, 2015

ACA math to check the need for compliance: Excluding seasonal workers from ALE count

December 9th, 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

By Helen Karakoudas | ACA Education Director, Integrity DataWhen counting heads to see whether a business is large enough to need to comply with the Affordable Care Act, a company has to start by looking at the service hours of every worker. But in the tally toward that all-important threshold for an Applicable Large Employer [...]

1 11, 2015

1095-C reporting: Determining a company’s ALE status

November 1st, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

As we race toward the production and submission deadlines for the very first Affordable Care Act (ACA) filing season with the IRS, many companies find themselves bewildered with what – if anything – they must do and how to be compliant. In helping employers understand this basic in IRS rules for ACA reporting, we point [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]