ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance

8 10, 2018

How Employers Are Managing Rising Healthcare Costs in 2019

2018-10-08T12:20:57+00:00October 8th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Yes, the price of health insurance is still rising. But that’s no surprise. Companies have nervously anticipated that news annually for a long time. The good news—or as good as it gets—is that the rise in employer healthcare costs per employee has plateaued over the last few years. According to the Society for Human Resource [...]

25 09, 2018

Does your Payroll team survive paycheck-to-paycheck?

2018-09-26T09:09:38+00:00September 25th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Tight budgets, retention issues, increasing compliance requirements, and a very tight labor market are among many factors putting additional burdens and pressures on payroll professionals who may already be feeling maxed out. This unnecessarily puts your payroll department into a realm where they are truly “Payroll and Afraid.” You’ve heard the term “living paycheck to [...]

18 09, 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|0 Comments

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 [...]

23 08, 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|0 Comments

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 [...]

9 08, 2018

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|0 Comments

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, [...]

24 07, 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|0 Comments

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 [...]

10 07, 2018

Employers: What’s new for 2018 ACA reporting?

2018-08-31T20:08:41+00:00July 10th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

The 2018 IRS filing year is quickly approaching; and employers will once again need to shift their focus to ACA compliance. Much will remain the same for the upcoming IRS ACA reporting year, but there are a few notable changes. To prepare for 2018 ACA reporting, employers should take time to review the upcoming requirements [...]

5 07, 2018

We Received the Dreaded IRS Letter 226J. Now What?

2018-07-05T11:31:47+00:00July 5th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

When you find a copy of IRS Letter 226J in the mail, it can be a frustrating feeling. Letter 226J is a penalty assessment notice that essentially notifies you that you failed to comply with the employer mandate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Your first thought might be: “What? No way.” You may disagree [...]