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Sending Secure Emails

BAS has measures in place to ensure sensitive client and participant data is sent securely.  MyEnroll.com includes secure file transfer capabilities to allow third ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 29.03.2018
Q.- Who is considered a “child” under a dependent care FSA?
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BAS Community Service- The Joy of Sox

Benefit Allocation Systems conducted a sock drive as part of its commitment to community service. A total of 169 pairs of socks were collected and donated to The Joy of ...
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IRS Form 1094 Electronic Transmission Due

Applicable Large Employers (employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees) should have completed their employee shared responsibility form distribution ...
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DOL Payroll Audit Program

The U.S. Department of Labor, (DOL) Wage and Hour Division, announced a new pilot program to allow employers to report and resolve potential overtime and minimum wage ...
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HIPAA Security Rule

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a summary of important elements of the HIPAA Security Rule. This summary offers a useful overview of the ...
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COBRA Participant Account Details

Cobra Control Services (CCS) provides easy and affordable COBRA and continuation of coverage administration. CCS also makes it simple to review and monitor individuals ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 22.03.2018
Q.- I read about a filing that has to be made with the EEOC by the end of the month. Is this something all employers must do?
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COBRA Qualifying Events

The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (commonly known as “COBRA”) requires an employer subject to COBRA to offer certain individuals the opportunity to ...
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IRS ESRP Assessments

The IRS is just now reviewing Affordable Care Act reporting submissions for the 2015 tax year. Some employers have been receiving Letter 226J from the IRS. This letter ...
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FSA/HRA Direct Deposits

Employees can easily set up direct deposit ACH authorization for flexible spending accounts and health reimbursement arrangements in MyEnroll.com. Direct Deposit is ...
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Federal Poverty Level for Affordability

An Applicable Large Employer must offer its full-time employees minimum essential coverage that is affordable and provides minimum value. Health coverage is considered ...
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Health Benefits Advisor for Employers

The Department of Labor provides resources for employers to help them comply with federal laws. The “Health Benefits Advisor” is an interactive tool addressing
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Mobile Device Security

The Federal Trade Commission issued a report with recommendations on improving the security of mobile devices. The report, which may be accessed by clicking here, ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 15.03.2018
Q.- An employee just got a divorce. The spouse was removed from our health coverage, and so were the employee’s children. Is this a qualifying event for all of his ...
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IRS Guide to Identity Theft

The IRS issued a guide intended to help taxpayers avoid identity theft. The guide, which may be accessed by clicking here, identifies safeguards and additional actions ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 08.03.2018
Q.- We started our business this year and we already have 35 employees. Our first employee resigned. Do we offer him COBRA coverage?
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Employee Priorities for Federal Government Employers

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management issued its 2018 Federal Workforce Priorities Report identifying six approaches to reshaping the federal workforce. The report ...
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IRS Issues Best Practice Guidance on ACA for Tax Return Preparers

Anticipating individuals filing their tax returns by April 15, the IRS has released best practices for tax return preparers in gathering ACA compliance information.
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Location Billing in MyEnroll

BAS offers location billing services for employers with multiple locations. Location billing helps an employer bill and collect payments for insurance and other benefits ...
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MyEnroll Login Password Requests

MyEnroll.com's secure Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model for benefits/administration requires a unique user ID and password for access. 
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HIPAA Breach Settlement

The first HIPAA breach settlement of 2018 involved five organizations owned by Fresenius Medical Care, a kidney dialysis provider. In a settlement agreement with the ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 01.03.2018
Q.- We are a large employer and we use the look-back method for determining full-time status. We are hiring someone as a full-time employee. Will they be considered ...
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FLSA Overtime Calculator Advisor

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires covered, nonexempt employees to be paid at least the federal minimum wage for each hour worked and to be paid overtime pay ...
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2018 Form 1095 Distribution Deadline- Tomorrow!

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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