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BAS Supports Project HOME

The BAS Cares team continues to stay active in our mission to support charities by volunteering time and resources to help those less fortunate and in need. More than ...
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IRS Guidance for Optional 125 Plan Changes

The IRS issued Notice 2021-15 providing operational guidance for recent permitted FSA changes. This Notice clarifies the temporary, special rules for health flexible ...
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IRS And Identity Theft

The IRS’ Security Summit, which is a partnership among the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the private-sector tax industry, works to combat identity ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We know there is a COBRA subsidy for people eligible for COBRA who had an involuntary termination or reduction of hours. How do we know if the termination was ...
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ACA Filing Due Soon

Employers must remember their Affordable Care Act (ACA) obligations even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Form 1094-B/C must be transmitted to the IRS by March 31, 2021. ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- I heard there is an option for free COBRA. Does everyone who is on COBRA now get free coverage?
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User Roles in MyEnroll360

Security rules are administered for both employees and administrators within MyEnroll360. Each menu item and application are set up with permissible user types that ...
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COBRA Involuntary Terminations/Reduction in Hours

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 requires group health plans to offer 100% subsidized COBRA coverage from April 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021 to eligible ...
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ARPA and Increased Dependent Day Care FSA Limit

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) temporarily increases the maximum amount that may be excluded from taxable income under a dependent day care flexible ...
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Department of Justice Position on ACA

The Affordable Care Act continues forward as the U.S. Department of Justice notified the U.S. Supreme Court that it removed a challenge to the Act. In a letter to the ...
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MyEnroll360 COBRA Services

BAS' Cobra Control Services, LLC provides everything you need in the cloud for COBRA administration & compliance notifications, premium billing and collection, so you ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- A participant wants to enroll in our health FSA now but he didn’t make an election to do so during our open enrollment for the plan year starting 1/1/2021. He told ...
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IRS And Identity Thieves

The IRS’ Security Summit, which is a partnership among the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the private-sector tax industry, works to combat identity ...
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COBRA Premium Subsidy in American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”)  provides a COBRA premium subsidy for certain individuals.
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ACA Marketplace in the American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) changes the Affordable Care Act to make Marketplace Coverage more affordable. Individuals who earn up to 150% of the federal ...
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MyEnroll360 Customizable Login Notice

When users log into MyEnroll360,  they are directed to a landing page with an information statement. Before users can move further into MyEnroll360, they must click a ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- An employee just gave notice that he is going to quit. Do we have to send a COBRA notice since we did not fire him?
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Sending Attachments to BAS

MyEnroll360 security protocol prohibits compressed files from entering the BAS network. A compressed file (such as one ending with .zip, .exe or .qt) may contain an ...
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Electronic ACA Form Distribution

Applicable large employers must distribute Form 1095-C to their full-time employees. Forms for the 2020 tax year were due by March 2, 2021, and had to be sent by U.S. ...
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COBRA Timeframes: Extended Again

The Employee Benefits Security Administration issued Disaster Relief Notice 2021-01 on February 26, 2021 requiring an ongoing suspension of COBRA deadlines that come due ...
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