IRS rules for ACA reporting

1 03, 2016

ACA eligibility-testing methods: Can you change the measurement tool you use? If so, when?

March 1st, 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 Data March 1, 2016As of January 1, 2016, all businesses that must comply with the Affordable Care Act are in the assessment period for coverage penalties. That is, every ACA-affected employer – even those with 50 to 99 full-time employees (including equivalents), who had relief from such penalties for Tax [...]

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 [...]

9 12, 2015

How can a company under 50 FTEs still be required to comply with the ACA?

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 DataALE – the acronym for “Applicable Large Employer” that we keep hearing for companies required to comply with the Affordable Care Act – can pack meaning that is just as serious for smaller businesses.If a company with under 50 full-time employees (including equivalents) is related to companies [...]

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 – [...]

1 11, 2015

1095-C reporting: Determining a company’s ALE status

November 1st, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

As we race toward the production and submission deadlines for the very first Affordable Care Act (ACA) filing season with the IRS, many companies find themselves bewildered with what – if anything – they must do and how to be compliant. In helping employers understand this basic in IRS rules for ACA reporting, we point [...]

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 [...]

17 09, 2015

Employers with 50-99 FTEs: CY2015 ACA returns a must for IRS

September 17th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

If you’re in a company with 50 to 99 full-time employees (including full-time equivalents) and believe that Affordable Care Act compliance doesn’t yet apply to you, read on.The IRS has clarified that you, too, must file for CY2015 the new forms that are required for Affordable Care Act reporting. Yes, this filing burden in Q1 [...]