The Integrity Blog

November 2018

Help Employees Optimize Every Healthcare Dollar with HooPayz

2018-11-09T12:28:58+00:00November 9th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

Rising healthcare costs spell trouble for both employees and your business. Managing multiple healthcare providers, confusing bills, and growing medical debt puts great financial stress on employees. In turn, employees become distracted, less productive, and absenteeism rises. How do you help employees manage healthcare costs? Meet HooPayz. This simple, yet powerful, solution will reduce health [...]

Will there be 2018 ACA compliance relief for employers?

2018-12-04T10:37:48+00:00November 6th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

Updated 12/4/2018 IRS has extended 1095-C deadline and Good Faith Effort relief. Read more here.  Historically, the IRS has provided relief to US employers with regards to ACA compliance by: Allowing a “good-faith effort” as it relates to ACA Form 1095-C provided to employees and the IRS. Extending the filing deadline for providing forms to [...]

A Guide to 2019 ACA Affordability Percentages for Employers

2018-11-01T14:40:59+00:00November 1st, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

Despite all the efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers should know that the ACA employer mandate remained in full force in 2018 and for now, will remain so in 2019 and beyond. A key component of that employer mandate is offering affordable healthcare coverage to eligible full-time employees. Affordable Healthcare Coverage Defined [...]

October 2018

You Don’t Have to Fear Complicated Payroll in Dynamics GP

2018-10-31T14:11:20+00:00October 31st, 2018|Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|

As the owner or manager of a business, it’s easy to duck and cover when it comes time to discuss payroll needs. You’ve given human resources and the payroll team the autonomy to manage payroll in any way they know how, but nothing comes easy. Changing legislation, complex payroll processes and incorrect leave balances upset [...]

Affordable Care Act 201: Properly Reporting COBRA Continuation Coverage

2018-10-25T14:48:30+00:00October 25th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

Keeping up with the many rules and regulations of the ACA can be challenging for any employer. It can get particularly challenging to understand COBRA rights and how to properly report a continuation of coverage on Form 1095-C. We will discuss a few of the more confusing COBRA scenarios and how they should be coded [...]

How does Eligibility Status under the ACA Change when an Employee switches from Full-Time to Part-Time?

2018-10-24T12:57:25+00:00October 24th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|

Over the past few years, our ACA Compliance team has received many questions around ACA compliance and most of the time, we are able to answer them quickly based on clear guidance given by the IRS, legislative information and/or court rulings. However, there have been questions that are harder to answer, for example: “How is [...]

Access to Funds at Critical Times

2018-10-11T09:10:07+00:00October 11th, 2018|Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|

Hurricanes, fires, and other natural disasters strike American cities every year. The recent landfall of Hurricane Florence led to extreme devastation and flooding in the Carolinas, Virginia, and surrounding areas where over 1 million residents were ordered to evacuate ahead of the storm. While many displaced individuals and families have no problem paying for a [...]