The Integrity Blog

September 2019

Affordable Care Act for Part-Time Employees: What Employers Need to Know

2019-09-04T10:56:04-05:00September 4th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

If you’re a business with part-time employees, you might wonder what options you have for them in terms of health insurance coverage. Many employers don’t offer part-time health insurance, but what if you want to? Or you’re curious what rules are in the Affordable Care Act for part-time employees? Even though the ACA has been [...]

August 2019

Four Common Misconceptions around the ACA Employer Mandate

2019-08-29T14:22:28-05:00August 29th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

Despite the Affordable Care Act (ACA) being in place since 2012 and effective since 2015, misconceptions around the ACA Employer Mandate persist. We’ll walk you through four common ACA misconceptions and separate fact from fiction. Misconception #1: The ACA Employer Mandate has been repealed – it’s gone. Despite all the political turmoil of the last [...]

Update on FLSA Proposed Overtime Ruling

2019-08-13T11:32:05-05:00August 13th, 2019|General Payroll and HR|

More employees may no longer be exempt from overtime if the rules proposed by the Department of Labor in March of 2019 become finalized. As discussed in our blog back in February, Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta, has indicated that the administration does support an increase in the salary limits. These limits have been only [...]

ACA Employer Mandate: What Small Employers Need to Know

2019-08-08T16:07:18-05:00August 8th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

The Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, and the employer-shared responsibility mandate went into effect in 2015. Is there an ACA small employer mandate? It’s challenging for small business owners to understand how the ACA impacts them specifically. As a small business owner, how do you know if you’re required to provide health insurance [...]

July 2019

Joint Employer Status Changes Could Be Coming Soon

2019-07-25T09:52:39-05:00July 25th, 2019|General Payroll and HR|

On April 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a proposed rule that affects the definition of joint employer status, commonly understood as a situation where an employee is employed by multiple organizations that have some relationship in the management of the employee. The definition of joint employer status today is generally based [...]

Another Round of ACA Non-Compliance Letters is Looming

2019-07-16T13:04:55-05:00July 16th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|

Cue the “Jaws” movie music, because the penalties are coming. Thursday, July 11th, on the monthly IRS Payroll Industry call, the IRS continued to communicate that ACA compliance activities continue, including non-compliance letters, despite legislative and judicial challenges. One example is Texas v. United States which argues that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate [...]