Affordable Care Act IRS reporting

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 [...]

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 [...]

27 01, 2016

ACA Code 1A alert: IRS clarifies 1095-C guidance for a Qualifying Offer

January 27th, 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

January 27, 2016During the IRS group call on January 26, 2016 for developers of Affordable Care Act reporting software, a presenter for the IRS technical team brought clarity to Form 1095-C reporting for a Qualifying* Offer of coverage.In short, we now have a Code 1A alert, because the new information is a significant departure from previous guidance [...]

30 12, 2015

What does a 1095-C delay mean for 1040 filings?

December 30th, 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 DataDecember 30, 2015 [with February 24, 2016 update]News from the IRS this week about the 60-day extension of the Form 1095-C production deadline is raising a particular concern among businesses that we work with – one question, asked several ways:“What does a delay in delivering this form [...]

9 12, 2015

ACA math to check the need for compliance: Excluding veterans 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 [...]

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 [...]

9 12, 2015

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

December 9th, 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 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 – [...]

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 [...]