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10 05, 2016

ACA math must-know for crediting on-call hours

May 10th, 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 DirectorMay 9, 2016If an employee does get to do work on behalf of the company while on-call, it’s clear that his or her employer, in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act, must credit those hours and track that time toward their eligibility for health insurance.The challenge comes [...]

9 05, 2016

ACA math for special unpaid absences: Crediting leave for FMLA, jury and military duty

May 9th, 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 DirectorMay 9, 2016In its regulations for enforcing the Affordable Care Act, the IRS singles out three situations of unpaid absence from the job that all employers who must be ACA-compliant need to take into account when tracking an employee’s eligibility for health insurance:Absence to serve on a juryAbsence under the [...]

6 05, 2016

PPACA or ACA? A law so confusing its name is a head-scratcher

May 6th, 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 DirectorMay 6, 2016Why is all of what we have to sort through for Affordable Care Act compliance so complicated and fluid?That’s a question we consistently hear from the business professionals using our software to comply with just one slice of the health law – the IRS reporting obligation under the [...]

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 [...]

27 01, 2016

ACA Code 1A alert: IRS clarifies 1095-C guidance for a Qualifying Offer

January 27th, 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

January 27, 2016During the IRS group call on January 26, 2016 for developers of Affordable Care Act reporting software, a presenter for the IRS technical team brought clarity to Form 1095-C reporting for a Qualifying* Offer of coverage.In short, we now have a Code 1A alert, because the new information is a significant departure from previous guidance [...]

27 01, 2016

FAQ from self-insured employers: Why is Part II of 1095-C conflicting with Part III?

January 27th, 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

January 26, 2016As we have reached the inauguration year for the new IRS Form 1095-C submissions, one of the most-asked questions from our clients is: Why is Part II of a 1095-C conflicting with Part III?This question is faced by employers who offer self-insured coverage.With this type of policy, the employer assumes the reporting responsibility for [...]

13 10, 2015

IRS reporting FAQ: Which ACA eligibility measurement method should an employer use?

October 13th, 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

October 13, 2015To know which employees the Affordable Care Act says that an employer must cover – and thereby get offers of coverage out soon enough to avoid IRS penalties – an employer can use one of two eligibility-testing methods. Each method is a way of determining full-time status. To complete Form 1095-C, the new [...]