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Question of the Week

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  • 27.10.2016
Q.- We just hired our first part-time worker. Do we have to offer him health coverage?
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IRS Releases COLA Adjustment to 2017 Tax Limits

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  • 27.10.2016
This week, the Internal Revenue Service released the annual inflation adjustments that will apply to various tax provisions in 2017.  Revenue Procedure 2016-55, which ...
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New Authentication Contemplated for AIR Filers

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  • 27.10.2016
As an enhanced security measure, the IRS intends to require approved Form 1094/1095 transmitters to provide two-factor authentication. All transmitters will have to ...
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Question of the Week

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  • 20.10.2016
Q.- What is a summary annual report for a health plan?
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New Per Diem Reimbursement Rates

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  • 20.10.2016
IRS Notice 2016-58 provides revised per-diem reimbursement rates.  The notice, which is re-issued annually, provides the special per diem rates starting October 1, 2016 ...
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Final ACA Forms and Instructions Released

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  • 20.10.2016
The IRS issued final 2016 1094-C and 1095-C Forms and instructions.  Final B Forms and instructions were issued a few weeks ago. 
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Question of the Week

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  • 13.10.2016
Q.- An employee’s child is 26 and turning 27 this year.  The employee wants to be reimbursed from his FSA for a health expense for his child. The expense was incurred ...
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Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave in the United States

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  • 13.10.2016
Both employees and employers alike are interested in maternity and paternity leave. While the Family and Medical Leave Act provides job protected leave for a minimum ...
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Controlled Group Determination

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  • 13.10.2016
Applicable Large Employers (ALE) with 50 or more full-time employees must provide affordable, minimum value coverage to full-time employees and their dependents or be ...
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Question of the Week

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  • 06.10.2016
Q.- An employee is going from full-time to part-time, will lose health coverage, and will be offered the opportunity to continue coverage under COBRA.  Can the part-time ...
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Sex Discrimination Regulations Revised for Federal Contractors

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  • 06.10.2016
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs revised its sex discrimination regulation as it applies to federal contractors and ...
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Nondiscrimination Postings for Covered Entities

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  • 06.10.2016
The Affordable Care Act is more than just IRS Form 1094/1095 reporting.  The ACA places requirements on health plans and their offers of coverage.  One of those ...
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