The Integrity Blog

September 2018

IRS Non-Filing Letter 5699 for 2016 now being sent

2018-09-18T08:47:06+00:00September 18th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

The IRS is continuing to audit and enforce the ACA by distributing Letter 5699 for the 2016 filing year. Letter 5699 is being distributed to potentially non-compliant Applicable Large Employers (ALE) that have not filed. The IRS describes Letter 5699 as a “non-filing letter issued to employers advising our records show they may have been [...]

Top 5 Questions for Your Company’s Financial Wellness Survey

2018-09-11T14:19:01+00:00September 11th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

To attract and retain quality employees, employers can no longer limit benefits programs to paid time off and health insurance. More organizations are building comprehensive benefit programs that include financial tools for employees. A financial wellness program rounds out your benefits package so you can cover all aspects of employee health—physical, mental, social and financial. [...]

Employee Financial Wellness for Millennials: 5 Data-Tested Tactics

2018-09-05T10:49:24+00:00September 5th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. labor force. Making sure your company has adapted to the needs of this unique group is vital to the long-term success of your brand. One thing that will help you attract and retain key talent from the millennial group is helping your employees with financial education [...]

August 2018

Confidently Walk the Line Toward ACA Compliance in 2018

2018-08-23T14:53:56+00:00August 23rd, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

If you feel like you are walking a tightrope when dealing with Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting, then you aren’t alone. Businesses often struggle with data collection and reporting obligations. It’s tricky, there’s no doubting that. Even more so when data isn’t being managed and reviewed on a regular basis. One wrong step can lead [...]

How to Effectively Promote Financial Wellness at Work

2018-09-11T12:42:32+00:00August 20th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

Human resources departments and CFOs everywhere are focusing on employee wellness efforts and customizing benefit programs to meet changing needs. Having a well-rounded benefit program is not only good for recruitment and retention, it can also improve productivity and profits. The four main pillars of a holistic wellness program include emotional, physical, social and financial [...]

Are You Including ACA in Your Growth and Risk Management?

2018-08-09T12:36:48+00:00August 9th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

Running a successful business isn’t all about profits. You also have to manage risk. While you may keep a close eye on the more obvious processes, like manufacturing processes for product recalls, for example, some risks are less apparent. Growth often means hiring new employees and, if you aren’t keeping an eye on your headcount, [...]

July 2018

How to avoid a love letter from the IRS: a 226-J Preventative Checklist

2018-07-24T11:16:07+00:00July 24th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

As many of you know, the IRS has started sending out Letter 226-J notices. Many employers are now trying to figure out what triggered the IRS to send the notice. Many of them are also trying to figure out if there was anything they could have done differently to avoid receipt of Letter 226-J. Here [...]

Find Relief in your Payroll Process and Splash into GP Payroll

2018-07-17T08:52:20+00:00July 16th, 2018|Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|

It’s July and I can confidently say that Central Illinois has been feeling the summer temperatures and high humidity. We got a break in the weather this weekend, a nice high-pressure system allowing for yard work and my personal favorite, relaxing in the pool. As I sat there listening to the children (and the adults [...]