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Form 5500 Changes

The government agencies responsible for Form 5500 released advance informational copies of the 2017 Form 5500 annual return/report and related instructions. Employee ...
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IRS Releases Forms for Pay or Play Penalty

As a follow up to our article about the imminent assessment of employer shared responsibility penalties (read our prior article by clicking here), the IRS released forms ...
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Google Reviews Electronic Hijacking

  • BAS
  • 30.11.2017
Google teamed up with the University of California, Berkeley, to research how electronic hijackers take over Internet accounts. According to Google, more than 15% of ...
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Personalizing Your MyEnroll User Settings

MyEnroll.com includes a user settings program to allow for personalization and account tracking.
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Question of the Week

Q.- An employee’s dentist offers a dental insurance discount plan for $100 per year. Can the $100 for the plan be reimbursed from the Health FSA?
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Electronic Data Interchange Processes for Data Consistency

  • BAS
  • 16.11.2017
  • EDI
An employer with a separate enrollment system and payroll system can use MyEnroll to synchronize data. Planned data interchanges can assure consistency of data across ...
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New EEOC Online Reporting Portal

An employee who believes he or she has been discriminated against at work based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual ...
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Even the Girl Scouts Know the Importance of Cyber Security

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  • 16.11.2017
Girl Scouts of the USA (“Girl Scouts”) will be offering 18 cybersecurity badges for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Girl Scout badges are earned by ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Can an employee in our health FSA get reimbursed for a medical expense incurred by his grandson?
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Last Transitional Reinsurance Fee

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the Transitional Reinsurance Program to help keep premiums for coverage purchased through the Health Insurance Marketplace to a ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Our open enrollment is starting next week and we allow our employees to change their medical plan election. Do we have to let our COBRA participants change their ...
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U.S. House Tax Bill Proposes Changes to FSAs

Last week, the House Committee on Ways and Means released a tax reform bill, entitled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bill focuses on changes to corporate and individual ...
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Social Security Numbers Masked from View in MyEnroll

The first 5-digits of an employee’s Social Security Number (SSN) are masked when an employee is logged into MyEnroll.com. An employee may confirm their complete SSN in ...
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Cobra Control Administrator Web Training!

Cobra Control Services Administrator training sessions are held twice a week.  
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IRS To Enforce ACA Pay or Play Employer Mandate

The IRS will begin enforcing the employer shared responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act later this year.  The employer shared responsibility provisions ...
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Industry Leadership Tip Card

The Department of Homeland Security published a tip card offering suggestions on rules and regulations an organization can implement to address cyber threats. The ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- Our Health FSA has the $500 carryover feature. We have an employee who contributed $2,000 to his health FSA this year because he thought his son was getting braces ...
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Use of Reference Library During Open Enrollment

Employers should make use of the MyEnroll Reference Library during open enrollment and throughout the year.
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IRS Issues Per Diem Rates for Business Expenses

In Notice 2017-54, the IRS provides the per-diem rates for taxpayers to use for substantiating the amount of business expenses incurred while traveling away from home ...
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Look-Back Measurement Method

Employers with calendar year health plans that use the look-back measurement method for determining employees’ full-time status will likely be able to make those ...
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