FAQs

4 01, 2018

ACA Safe Harbors – Who Needs Them and How Do They Work?

2018-01-04T08:38:03+00:00 January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-073 With two reporting year behind us we may be thinking that we’ve got this ACA thing down and there is nothing more to learn (or maybe we just don’t want to!). Yet, making sure that your company is using safe harbors efficiently could lead to improved methods of determining affordability and make 2017 and beyond [...]

2 01, 2018

1095-C Reporting: How to Use Affordability Safe Harbors

2018-02-13T09:24:39+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-072 Since employers don’t know their employees’ household incomes, how do they document what’s “affordable” on their 1095-C returns to the IRS?   The IRS gives employers three ways to declare on their Affordable Care Act returns – specifically, Line 16 of Form 1095-C – just how affordable their employees’ contributions to coverage were   To [...]

29 12, 2017

Sample Employee E-Mail and PDF Consent Form for 1095-C

2017-12-29T07:53:19+00:00 December 29th, 2017|0 Comments

KB14-071 Sample E-Mail The following e-mail is an example only and uses the disclosure requirements set forth in IRS Publication 15a and Treasury Regulations Sub Chapter  C. Sec 31.6051-1(j). Email Subject:  IMPORTANT TAX RETURN DOCUMENT AVAILABLE Email Body: Fabrikam is pleased to offer 1095-C statements via e-mail this year instead of the traditional paper copy! [...]

12 12, 2017

I Received Letter 226J from the IRS. How Do I Respond?

2017-12-12T15:28:17+00:00 December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

KB14-069 The IRS has begun to notify employers of ESRPs (Employer-Shared Responsibility Payments), otherwise known as ACA penalties. The first letters address penalties associated with the 2015 filing year for forms provided to the IRS in 2016. It is important to provide a timely response to this IRS letter. Here are some tips to ensure [...]

3 11, 2017

Dependent Data Upload to the Cloud

2017-11-03T13:53:45+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

KB14-068 You only need to import dependent information if you are self-insured.  Your provider/carrier should be able to provide you the dependent information if you have not been tracking it.  This file includes the dependent information required for the system to fill out Part III of the 1095-C correctly.  Dependents may be entered into the [...]

17 10, 2017

Deleting Duplicated Hours and Re-Uploading – “Employee ID Not Found”

2017-12-27T11:00:38+00:00 October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

KB14-067 Duplication of Hours will occur easily if transactions are uploaded more than once. This happens if: You accidentally upload the transactions more than once in the Excel upload or with the GP Connector If you see this error on the transaction upload “Employee Not Found…” beware! Do NOT uploaded transactions before you uploaded Employees [...]

17 10, 2017

Date Conflicts with Existing History Record ERROR

2017-10-18T14:30:20+00:00 October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

KB14-066 This Conflict in History error is because what you are importing from your payroll system as the Hire Date (or Adjusted Hire Date) or Last Day Worked (Termination Date) does not match what is already in the Cloud for this employee. You will need to change one or the other and re-upload. Here is [...]

15 09, 2017

Integrity Data Product Activation for Dynamics GP Add-ons

2017-09-15T10:05:50+00:00 September 15th, 2017|0 Comments

KB00-011 The Activation Engine is installed by default when a product is installed. Integrity Data products activate automatically after the product is installed and you log into Dynamics Great Plains as ‘sa’ for the first time. The Activation engine reaches out over the internet to the Integrity Data Activation Server in the Microsoft Azure Cloud [...]