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Online Open Enrollment through MyEnroll.com

  • BAS
  • 30.03.2017
BAS through MyEnroll.com provides both employers and employees with an easy and efficient open enrollment experience.
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Question of the Week

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  • 30.03.2017
Q.- One of our employees said there is an error on the Form 1095-C he received from us. Do we have to correct the mistake?
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IRS Reports Information Scams

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  • 30.03.2017
The IRS has identified an email scam targeting employers. The scammer poses as an internal company employee and asks the payroll or human resources department for copies ...
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Resources for Working Women

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  • 30.03.2017
The U.S. Department of Labor provides government resources, tools and publications of interest to women in the workforce. 
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Form 1094 Transmission Due

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  • 30.03.2017
Applicable Large Employers (employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees) should have completed their employee shared responsibility reporting for the 2016 ...
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Question of the Week

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  • 23.03.2017
Q.- A terminating employee is electing COBRA. She still has funds left in her FSA. Can she use those funds to pay for her COBRA coverage? 
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Nondiscrimination Testing for Flexible Spending Account Plans

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  • 23.03.2017
Health care flexible spending account plans (HFSA) and dependent day care flexible spending account plans (DFSA) are subject to Internal Revenue Code nondiscrimination ...
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​American Health Care Act Amendments

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  • 23.03.2017
House Committee on Energy & Commerce and Committee on Ways & Means issued a “Managers Amendment” making changes to the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The Managers ...
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Question of the Week

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  • 16.03.2017
Q.- An employee has to pay up-front for her son’s braces, before he gets the braces on his teeth. Can she be reimbursed for the full up-front payment even though the ...
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Employee Reviews

  • BAS
  • 16.03.2017
More and more companies are foregoing annual performance reviews in favor of more frequent check-ins. Upper management is finding that workers need continuous, ongoing ...
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QSEHRA Notices Delayed

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  • 16.03.2017
An employer with fewer than 50 full-time/full-time equivalent employees may offer a qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement (QSEHRA). See our previous ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 09.03.2017
Q.- An employee has a diagnosis of obesity. She is starting a weight reduction program, and wants to be reimbursed for the cost of the food purchased on the program. Is ...
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Publication 502 and Publication 503- Medical and Dependent Care ...

  • BAS
  • 09.03.2017
The IRS released updated versions of Publication 502 and Publication 503.
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American Health Care Act

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  • 09.03.2017
The two committees of the U.S. House of Representatives with jurisdiction over health care (the Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee) each ...
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BAS Participates in Ronald McDonald Guest Chef Program!

  • BAS
  • 09.03.2017
As part of Benefit Allocation System’s focus on Community Service, BAS participated in the Guest Chef Program at one of the Ronald McDonald Houses in the Philadelphia ...
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Question of the Week

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  • 02.03.2017
Q.- What is a carryover and what is a grace period in a health flexible spending account plan? 
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Age Discrimination Claims Expanded

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  • 02.03.2017
A recent case in the Third Circuit adds complexity to employer actions with respect to potential age discrimination.  The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) ...
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Deadline for Form 1095 Distribution- TODAY!

  • BAS
  • 02.03.2017
Employers must make sure they have furnished to employees and covered individuals any required Affordable Care Act (health care reform) 1095 reporting forms. 
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