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12 11, 2017

Have you received an ACA “love letter” from the IRS?

2017-11-21T14:39:57+00:00 November 12th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Content updated on November 11, 2017 *We recommend opening the linked forms in Internet Explorer for proper viewing. As stated back in April of this year, the IRS will begin enforcement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) any day now. They have now published a draft of the soon to be sent Employer Shared Responsibility [...]

27 03, 2017

ACA Replacement Law Withdrawn, ACA Remains Law of the Land

2017-03-27T09:55:14+00:00 March 27th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The past 3 months have been quite the roller coaster! Headlines have been dominated by the Trump administration’s push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or "Obamacare." Republicans were hoping for action quickly and to that end, introduced a new piece of legislation called the American Health Care Act (AHCA). However, the [...]

24 03, 2017

Are Employer Reporting Requirements Going Away With Repeal & Replace?

2017-03-24T12:54:57+00:00 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 [...]

17 01, 2017

ACA Safe Harbors – Who Needs ‘em and How do they Work?

2017-10-20T09:31:59+00:00 January 17th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Content updated on October 20, 2017 With one reporting year behind us we may be thinking that we’ve got this ACA thing down and there is nothing more to learn (or maybe we just don’t want to!). Yet, making sure that your company is using safe harbors efficiently could lead to improved methods of determining affordability [...]

8 12, 2016

2016 – The year of full ACA enforcement. Are you ready?

2017-01-08T13:22:22+00:00 December 8th, 2016|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

So you’ve gotten your feet wet in the sea of Affordable Care Act mandates. You feel ready, willing and able to tackle ACA compliance for 2016. Before settling in and getting too comfortable, let’s review some changes that have been made to 2016 filing. 2016 is the year to make sure your company’s ACA Compliance [...]

1 12, 2016

Determining ALE Status for ACA– Need a bigger reason to employ veterans? This is it.

2017-01-08T13:22:22+00:00 December 1st, 2016|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

When it comes time to determine Applicable Large Employer (ALE) status, deciding which employees are counted as full-time or full-time equivalent can be daunting. The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 gives businesses incentives to hire veterans and military members. There are many considerations, but here we will specifically cover [...]

9 08, 2016

Is your company IRS-compliant with ACA for 2016 filing season?

2017-01-08T13:22:28+00:00 August 9th, 2016|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

As the dust has finally settled from the 2015 filing season, the next question should be “Is our company IRS-compliant for the Affordable Care Act's 2016 filing season?” To truly answer this question, several other items must be evaluated and addressed.First, to start the compliance process a company needs to determine if they are an [...]