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Keep Your Data Safe with IRS Security Tips

The IRS has observed that businesses, not just individuals, must protect their identities. Businesses may be subject to identity theft as criminals are increasingly ...
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YouTube for More than Just Dancing Cats

Employers who offer qualified transportation fringe benefits have a new resource for administering those benefits. The IRS has released a video explaining how tax reform ...
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Don’t Forget MyEnroll360 Reporting for Checking Changes

MyEnroll360 offers reporting capabilities so administrators can view changes made to their employees’ records. These reports identify data changes during a specific ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 27.06.2019
Q.- We will be having summer interns working for us in July and August. They will be working 40 hours per week. Do we have to offer them health coverage because of their ...
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Are You Calculating Full-Time Employees Properly?

An applicable large employer must offer its full-time employees affordable health coverage or pay a penalty. Employers have two options for counting their employees’ ...
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BAS Named Top Employee Benefit Solution Provider

Benefit Allocation Systems, was named a top 10 Employee Benefit Solution Provider by HR Tech Outlook. Art Taylor, President of BAS, describes BAS’ complete employee ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 20.06.2019
Q.- We use the look-back method for determining full-time status. We have an employee who is full-time for the stability period but is switching to part-time later this ...
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The Rules Are Changing: Exploring Your New Individual HRA Options

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury issued a joint rule expanding the use of Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs). An HRA is a ...
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Is Your Computer Updated and Ready for Work, or Are You at Risk?

The Federal Trade Commission released an alert on keeping software up to date. Updating software helps protect sensitive financial and tax information.
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What the Possible Changes in ACA Non-Discrimination Rules May Mean ...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued proposed regulations changing certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act. 
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Are You Remembering to Distribute the Health Care Marketplace Notice?

Employers should remember that the Affordable Care Act requires more than just filing forms each year. ACA requires most employers to provide newly hired employees with ...
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MyEnroll360 Makes Sure to Authenticate All Users

BAS maintains processes to authenticate MyEnroll360 users.
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Do You Know How to Send a COBRA Notice?

The self-service MyEnroll360 portal is an easy and efficient way for plan administrators to process COBRA qualifying event notices. The portal is available for users to ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 13.06.2019
Q.- An employee terminated. How long do we have to send him a COBRA notice?
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You May Want to Follow IRS Tips for FSA Reimbursements

A recent IRS information letter confirms that an expense must qualify as medical care under Code section 213 to be reimbursed from a health flexible spending account ...
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Question of the Week

  • BAS
  • 06.06.2019
Q.- An employee has a babysitter taking care of his 3-year old son while he is at work. The babysitter is going to wash the child’s clothes and make his lunch. Can the ...
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IRS Helps With Disaster Planning

The IRS urges all taxpayers to plan for disaster events by keeping key documents in a safe place. Items such as bank statements, tax returns and insurance policies ...
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Financial Wellness Checkup Tool in MyEnroll360

MyEnroll360 offers a financial wellness checkup tool which is designed to inform employees of their employer-offered voluntary and ancillary benefit offerings. The ...
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Apprenticeship Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor has resources for employers, employees and educators on apprenticeship training programs. 
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Department of Justice Urges ACA Repeal

While the Affordable Care Act is still the law of the land, the U.S. Department of Justice recently filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals arguing that the ACA ...
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