affordable care act

15 08, 2017

IRS will not waive penalties for employer mandate under ACA

August 15th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

In a series of information letters, the IRS has clearly indicated that it won’t waive employer mandate penalties under the Affordable Care Act. For example, in a letter from the IRS to House Representative Bill Huizenga dated April 14, 2017 related to a question from an applicable large employer, it was made clear that the [...]

8 08, 2017

ACA: A Perfect Storm of Delays, Executive Orders & Legislative “in”-Action Spells Bad News for Many Employers

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

According to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers with at least 50 full-time or full-time equivalent employees are required to offer affordable health care insurance to their employees. This was set to begin in calendar year 2015. Well … that requirement then changed for 2015 to employers with at least 100 employees. And then, in [...]

18 07, 2017

ACA Repeal – How could it impact Employee Benefits?

July 18th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

No matter which side of the political fence you’re on - whether you are in favor of the Affordable Care Act repeal or not - you know that whatever decisions may be made means big changes to employee benefits, right? Maybe not. A recent survey by Jellyvision, an employee based communication platform provider, revealed that [...]

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I thought the ACA was getting repealed … what happened?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 [...]