ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance

13 06, 2019

50 employees: the “magic” number that triggers more burden for employers

2019-06-13T12:57:49-05:00June 13th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

As companies grow and hire more employees, additional compliance burdens often accompany that growth. For example, many employers fear the dreaded 50 employee threshold - for good reason! 50 employees is the magic number that triggers an additional compliance burden for employers. When that 50 employee threshold is reached, employers need to address compliance issues [...]

30 05, 2019

ACA Variable Hours Tracking: Who, What, When?

2019-05-30T10:54:43-05:00May 30th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

Employer compliance is an ongoing effort that requires preparation and maintenance, and ACA hours tracking can be complicated. Especially for employers who have variable hour employees who require eligibility determination throughout the year. As a reminder, a variable hour employee is one who does not have a set schedule that meets the average of 30 [...]

21 05, 2019

4 Reasons to Pivot to a New ACA Solution

2019-05-21T17:15:52-05:00May 21st, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been in place for several years now and the solutions companies have put in place to manage ACA compliance range from manual spreadsheets to specialty software to outsourcing the whole thing. In the current political climate, many companies hesitate to change solutions, hoping the ACA will disappear. But the [...]

8 05, 2019

IRS Completes 2016 ESRP Penalty Letters – Gears Up for 2017

2019-05-08T10:47:58-05:00May 8th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance|0 Comments

If you had any concerns about your 2016 ACA 1095-C forms, we can all take a collective sigh of relief. On the May 2, 2019 Payroll Industry call, the IRS announced that they have completed 99.8% of the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment (ESRP) penalty notification letters, also known as the dreaded 226J letter, for tax [...]

11 04, 2019

The Top 3 Things Employers Should be Doing NOW to Stay Compliant with the Affordable Care Act in 2019

2019-04-11T12:37:29-05:00April 11th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

With the ACA not going anywhere in 2019, now is a good time to make sure your ducks are in a row for ACA compliance this year. Here’s some tips on how to stay compliant. Quick reminder: Under the ACA employer mandate, ALEs (Applicable Large Employers) must periodically (usually monthly) offer at least 95% of [...]

26 03, 2019

From DOS to the Cloud: How Payroll is Changing and Why that is a Good Thing

2019-03-26T13:08:06-05:00March 26th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Financial Wellness, General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|0 Comments

If you’re worried about where your accounting and payroll software is going to fit in with the new push to the cloud, I have a little story to tell that might calm your fears. Remember this? Remember when the business world switched from DOS to Windows? Anyone? Well, I admit it, I was there. And [...]

14 02, 2019

ACA Business Planning Taxation Strategies for 2019

2019-02-14T12:39:40-05:00February 14th, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Financial Wellness, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

As a business owner, you want to keep your health care costs as low as you can. You also want to take advantage of whatever tax breaks you can. With the Affordable Care Act (ACA), your company can do both. What’s important is to set up your  ACA business planning so that you get the [...]

1 02, 2019

Areas to Consider Before Outsourcing ACA Reporting

2019-02-01T15:28:59-05:00February 1st, 2019|ACA Tracking, Reporting Compliance, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Human resources departments are becoming strategic partners within today’s organizations. No longer do they exist only to hire, fire, and pay employees. HR professionals are critical to an organization's long-term growth and development. As HR departments undergo a massive transformation, so is the HR outsourcing industry. By 2020, the HR outsourcing industry is expected to [...]