affordable care act

8 06, 2017

I thought the ACA was getting repealed … what happened?

June 8th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Just a couple months ago, you could not watch any major news show without at least some of the show being dedicated to the repeal and replacement efforts of the Affordable Care Act. However, since the passage of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) by the House of Representatives in early May, the topic of healthcare [...]

16 05, 2017

ACA Repeal and Replace – What now?

May 16th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

A Long Road Full of Roadblocks The past few weeks have brought the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the forefront of the political stage yet again. After a significant battle among House Republicans, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) in an effort to repeal certain aspects of the ACA. This bill [...]

27 04, 2017

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

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 [...]

21 04, 2017

ACA Penalties Are Coming

April 21st, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The political climate what it is, many employers have been holding out hope for penalty relief for not offering coverage, not offering affordable coverage and for not filing the necessary ACA forms with the IRS. The most recent legislation that was pulled for consideration in the House of Representatives would have provided relief to employers [...]

24 03, 2017

IRS Extensions and Waivers for ACA Forms (Tax Year 2016)

March 24th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The IRS recently conducted their March ACA Information Returns webinar for software providers. Several talking points were discussed, but two in particular were of note and had value to a broader audience. Integrity Data would like to briefly share that content with you:  Many of you are familiar with Form 8809 used to obtain extensions [...]

24 03, 2017

Are Employer Reporting Requirements Going Away With Repeal & Replace?

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 [...]

1 03, 2017

What Does the ACA Executive Order Mean for Businesses Today?

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?

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 [...]

3 02, 2017

2016 ACA Employer Reporting: Business as usual at IRS

February 3rd, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Between campaign promises and early actions on starting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, many employers are under the hopeful impression that the ACA reporting requirements may go away. At this point, who knows? Moreover, who knows how long it may take before they do or are replaced by a different kind of employer [...]