healthcare

19 09, 2017

2017 Draft Instructions for Forms 1094-C & 1095-C Released

September 19th, 2017|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

On September 7th, 2017, the IRS released a draft of the instructions for completing forms 1094-C and 1095-C used by employers to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements to employees and the IRS. Individuals responsible for completing these forms will surely appreciate that there were very few changes identified for 2017 reporting. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

1 12, 2016

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

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 [...]

19 10, 2016

Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate Enforcement is No Joke

October 19th, 2016|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

For many US employers, reporting year 2015 was an introduction to the realities of complying with the new ACA employer mandate. Initially meant to be implemented in 2014, this employer mandate was partially enforced in 2015 but is set to be fully implemented and enforced in 2016. This makes 2016 reporting even more crucial to [...]