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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 [...]

29 01, 2016

Manage ACA compliance for Tax Year 2016: Know the IRS penalty risks

January 29th, 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 January 29, 2016 We know that you often hear of employers’ pay-or-play penalties under the Affordable Care Act in terms of $2,000 a year per full-time employee (for offering no coverage) and $3,000 a year per full-time employee (for offering noncompliant coverage). As with all mentions [...]

10 11, 2015

Excluding veterans from the FTE count helps employers avoid ACA mandate, lessen ACA penalty risk

November 10th, 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 DataSince 1919, the number 11 has been at the center of awareness of veterans in the United States. Remembering that on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 the Allies and Germany signed the armistice that ended fighting in World War [...]

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

1095-C reporting: How to use affordability safe harbors

September 17th, 2015|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL, Payroll User Group, Payroll and HR Software|1 Comment

Since employers don’t know their employees’ household incomes, how do they document what's “affordable” on their 1095-C returns to the IRS? September 17, 2015 Content updated on September 21, 2017 The IRS gives employers three ways to declare on their Affordable Care Act returns – specifically, Line 16 of Form 1095-C – [...]