ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance

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?

2018-08-15T15:11:55+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 [...]

5 07, 2018

A Rocky 18 Months for the ACA, But No Effect on Employer Mandate

2018-07-05T10:38:01+00:00July 5th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

The past 18 months have been a confusing time for employers— particularly when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Although many people thought Congress would “repeal and replace” the ACA in 2017, it didn’t happen. Instead, employers have been left scrambling to understand what changes have been made to reshape existing ACA law, [...]

25 06, 2018

You’re Invited to our Affordable Care Act 201 Educational Webinar Series

2018-06-25T13:38:51+00:00June 25th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Summer is the perfect time to get up to speed on what the ACA means for US employers! Whether you’re brand new to the rules of the Affordable Care Act or just in need of a refresher, join us for an information-packed Affordable Care Act 201 educational webinar series in July and August.  We’ll fill you [...]

31 05, 2018

ACA Exclusions to the ALE Count

2018-07-24T12:06:35+00:00May 31st, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

When calculating full-time headcount to see whether a business is large enough to need to comply with the Affordable Care Act, a company has to start by looking at the service hours of every worker. But in the tally toward that all-important threshold for an Applicable Large Employer – 50 full-time employees, including equivalents – [...]

17 05, 2018

Affordable Care Act Requirements Still Enforced, IRS ESRP Letters Continue

2018-05-17T09:58:13+00:00May 17th, 2018|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by President Trump in December of 2017 eliminated the penalty associated with the “individual mandate” beginning in January of 2019. At about the same time, the IRS ramped up ACA enforcement of the “employer mandate”. The result was a mixed message in the ear of employers. [...]