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Safe Harbor Affordability Changes

Posted by Brenda Sabin | June 13, 2018
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions

The IRS recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-34, which increased the safe harbor affordability percentages under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the employee premium contributions for plan years...

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Penalties Now Being Assessed for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Posted by Brenda Sabin | September 25, 2017
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is alive and well and the IRS has stated it is now starting to send those penalty letters to employers for non-compliance. The IRS is currently reviewing the 2015 and...

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December 2016 Newsletter

Posted by Stacey Sharp | January 23, 2017
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions, HR Technology Solutions

Each newsletter our experts cover a wide array of topics. This month's newsletter discusses private benefit exchanges, a different twist on engagement, the top 6 HR issues to watch in 2016, daily...

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Next for the ACA - Repeal and Replace?

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | December 20, 2016
Employee Benefits

Now that Donald J. Trump is the President-elect, questions about the fate of the ACA have taken center stage.  With Republican majorities in both the house and the Senate, President-elect Trump has...

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Synergy: Financial Wellness and Voluntary Benefits

Posted by Hilary Whitaker | March 29, 2016
Employee Benefits

In recent years, both financial wellness and voluntary benefits have become huge topics within the HR community.  Likely originating with the ACA, benefit cutbacks and cost-shifting have led to...

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The Top 6 HR Issues to Watch in 2016

Posted by Brenda Sabin | March 15, 2016
Employee Benefits, HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have been very busy with new rules, regulations and guidance for the past few years. Coupled with the Equal Employment Opportunity...

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Embedded Deductibles

Posted by Brenda Sabin | December 14, 2015
HR Compliance & Payroll Solutions

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires non-grandfathered health plans to include an annual limit on total enrollee cost sharing for essential health benefits (EHB). This annual limit is often...

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The Promise of Private Benefit Exchanges

Posted by Greg Paradiso | September 30, 2015
HR Technology Solutions

Much has been said the past two years about expected growth in the use of private benefit exchanges.  These were envisioned and used prior to the ACA and introduction of public health exchanges but...

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What's the Forecast for Employee Benefits? More Change. 5 Things to Look for in the Months Ahead.

Posted by Michael Kilfoyle | March 20, 2015

Have you had it with ACA reporting?  How about health insurance increases?  Have you tapped out your cost-shifting options?  Do you have wellness fatigue?  Are you feeling like it’s getting harder to...

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Benefit System Crucial for ACA/IRS Compliance Requirements

Posted by Greg Paradiso | December 11, 2014

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has numerous requirements for employer reporting that are coming into play for most employers in 2015.  Employers will need ways to track the information necessary to...

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