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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 25.08.2016
Q.- We just hired our 50th full-time employee this month. Does that mean we have to send Form 1095-C to our employees for 2016? A.- An applicable large employer must ...
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DOL Penalties Increased

  • BAS
  • 25.08.2016
The Department of Labor increased monetary penalties for a number of ERISA violations. Increased penalties became effective August 1, and will be annually adjusted for ...
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Managing Marketplace Notices

  • BAS
  • 25.08.2016
Employers may receive notices from the Department of Health and Human Services relating to Health Insurance Marketplace (Exchange) coverage.  If an employee purchases ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 18.08.2016
Q.- When we count hours to determine if an employee is full-time for ACA purposes, do we count the hours the employee takes as vacation?
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Work Opportunity Tax Credit

  • BAS
  • 18.08.2016
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit employers may use if they hire individuals from certain groups who have faced significant barriers to ...
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Draft Instructions to 2016 Form 1094-C and 1095-C

  • BAS
  • 18.08.2016
The IRS released draft instructions for the 2016 1094-C and 1095-C Forms.  The Forms were issued earlier in the summer.
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 11.08.2016
Q.- Our company is splitting into three groups as of September 1.  Each group will have less than 20 employees.  When will we change to mini-COBRA?
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EEOC Changes Data Collection for Religious Discrimination Claims

  • BAS
  • 11.08.2016
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it is changing how it collects data about the religion of someone who alleges discrimination.
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IRS Tools for Understanding ACA

  • BAS
  • 11.08.2016
The IRS is committed to helping both employers and individuals understand the Affordable Care act and their responsibilities under the Act. 
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 04.08.2016
Q.- Our plan year starts July 1.  Does our non-calendar year plan impact the timing by which we must distribute Form 1095-C and transmit Form 1094-C?
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Revised Pay Data Regulations from EEOC

  • BAS
  • 04.08.2016
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued revised proposed regulations for the collection and reporting of employer pay data.  Proposed rules were ...
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TIN Solicitation and ACA Reporting

  • BAS
  • 04.08.2016
Large employers offering health coverage must report that coverage to the IRS and to covered individuals.  The offer of coverage must also be reported to full-time ...
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