12 07, 2018

Foreign Address Fields on the Employee Upload Template

2018-07-12T14:39:13+00:00July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-081 Some companies do employ foreign workers.  We have now added fields to the Employee Master Upload to bring these employees into the Integrity Data Compliance Solution with their full country address.  The columns that would be used are ADDRESS1, CITY, STATE (if a Province is given), ZIP, FOREIGNADDRESS (TRUE), and COUNTRYCODE.   See the example [...]

2 07, 2018

Standard Measurement Period NEW Setup Schedule

2018-07-03T08:37:28+00:00July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-080 Integrity Data is always looking for new ways to improve the ACA solution experience.  The ACA solution has now been enhanced to include new features for eligibility tracking and Standard Measurement Periods. These new features will make eligibility tracking much easier to manage - Especially for employers with multiple types of Standard Measurement Periods.   [...]

28 06, 2018

Implementation Wizard System Configuration Report Link

2018-06-28T15:20:26+00:00June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-079 Many of our clients now use the Implementation Wizard found on the Dashboard to help with the configuration setups for the ACA Solution.  A configuration wizard report can be seen at the end of the Implementation Wizard setup.  However, after you log off, it is gone.  You can now use the following link to [...]

21 06, 2018

New and Simple Way to Delete Duplicated Transaction Uploads

2018-06-21T15:57:36+00:00June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-078 On the Upload and Import page of Utilities is a Transaction Import History Grid found by clicking on the blue “Show History” button. The Transaction Show History grid behaves differently than the other history grids. There are a few areas of interest in this grid. 1. Control Number: This number correlates to a sequential [...]

18 06, 2018

226-J Preventative Checklist

2018-06-20T09:33:44+00:00June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-077 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. [...]

18 05, 2018

1095-C Envelope Printing Selection Criteria for the use of a W-2 Style Envelope

2018-05-18T10:52:23+00:00May 18th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-076 Similar to the 1095-C printing, 1095-C Envelopes have the same options for printing.     1095-C Envelope will print a 1095-C in a W-2 portrait format for mailing to your employees using the clear address windows.  The 1095-C Envelope size will generate on this report only after the 1094-C Prerequisite is filled out and [...]

8 05, 2018


2018-05-08T11:31:00+00:00May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-075 Our understanding is that the companies must submit corrections for “Accepted with Errors” within a “reasonable” period of time. “Rejected” should be replaced within 60 days.  The following links are for webinars for filing year 2016.  There are no updates about this for 2017 or 2018. https://www.irsvideos.gov/Business/AffordableCareActInformationReturnsCorrectionsProcess Once the information returns have been filed with the [...]

7 03, 2018

When to Use a 2E, Multi-Employer IR Safe Harbor, for Unions

2018-03-07T15:26:57+00:00March 7th, 2018|0 Comments

KB14-074 Question: I have Union employees, does that mean I should use the “Multi-Employer Interim Relief” (Code 2E) for the safe harbor for those employees? Answer:  Not necessarily. If the Union is sponsoring the plan, then yes, use the “Multi-Employer Interim Relief” (Code 2E) for the safe harbor for those employees.  If the employer is [...]

4 01, 2018

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

2018-04-26T09:42:52+00:00January 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 2018 and beyond [...]

2 01, 2018

1095-C Reporting: How to Use Affordability Safe Harbors

2018-04-18T15:04:27+00:00January 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? Content updated on April 4, 2018 To sharpen the rendering of this image, please click to enlarge – particularly to see the footnote of the change in IRS guidance for Code 1A, which was announced [...]