10 11, 2015

Seasonal Employees in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

2018-10-02T12:28:26-05:00November 10th, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-039 Question: If a company hires seasonal employees throughout the year, some may be new and some may be rehired multiple times for different positions, how does the ACA module handle multiple rehires? Answer: Seasonal employees are classified like other employee in regards to rules governing when they are coded as a rehire.   When an employee’s [...]

22 10, 2015

ACA Rules on Rehired Employees

2019-05-20T05:05:06-05:00October 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-038 Classifying an employee as a rehire must fall within the guidelines of the ACA. If any employee’s absence of service is 13 (26 for educational institutions) consecutive weeks or greater they can, at the employer’s sole discretion, be classified as a rehire and have their adjusted hire date reflect the day they returned to [...]

22 10, 2015

Seasonal Employee Reporting

2018-10-02T12:13:50-05:00October 22nd, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-037 Q: Do we have to fill out 1095-C for seasonal employees who worked full time for the summer? A: The only thing seasonal employees affect is the FTE calculation for ALE determination.  If using a lookback measurement period there usually is no need to fill out 1095C information for seasonal employees and their limited [...]

27 08, 2015

Rehire Rules – Parity

2018-10-02T12:15:39-05:00August 27th, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-034 The rehire utility looks for breaks in service between payroll periods. It will apply either the 13-week consecutive absence rule – any employee who was absent for at least 13 consecutive weeks – or the ACA-defined rule of parity.  The rule of parity states that if an employee had previously worked for you at least [...]

27 08, 2015

Rehire Rules

2017-10-19T15:47:48-05:00August 27th, 2015||0 Comments

KB13-031 The classification of an employee as a rehire (new hire) will restart the employee into a new initial measurement period. This is one of the few areas of ACA regulation that is at the sole discretion of the employer.     Questions / Resources If you have questions or comments please email If you [...]

23 07, 2015

Rehire Eligibility Determination Based on Adjusted Hire

2018-10-02T11:16:12-05:00July 23rd, 2015||0 Comments

KB14-006 Using Date Hired as the original Start Date and Adjusted Hire Date as the rehire date of effective hire date, decremented by any leaves of absence? We monitor the Adjusted Hire Date in order to see if anyone was classified as a rehire and thus treated as a new employee. The scenario you portray is the [...]