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Electronic Filing for More Employers

Proposed IRS regulations, if finalized, would require more employers to file their 1094 Forms electronically.
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A Break in the Service Rules for ACA

Employers who terminate employees and later re-hire them must be sure to consider the break in service rules under the Affordable Care Act if they calculate hours using ...
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PCORI Fee Due for Self Funded Plans

The Affordable Care Act established the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to improve the quality of health care and provide information to help ...
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Churches and ESRP Penalty Letters

The IRS issued a Chief Counsel Memorandum confirming that churches are not protected from receiving Employer Shared Responsibility (ESRP) penalty letters. Tax-exempt ...
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Confirm Coverage for Full-Time Employees

Employers with health plan years starting 7/1/2021 must make sure they are offering coverage to all full-time employees.
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ACA Survives Another Challenge

The Affordable Care Act survived another legal challenge as the U.S. Supreme Court held the plaintiffs did not have standing to bring the lawsuit.
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New IRS Guidance on Employer Tax Credits

Employers may be requesting quarterly tax credits under recent COVID-19 and other regulatory guidance. Tax credits may be available for the Employee Retention Credit, ...
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Expiration of Premium Subsidy Notification

The American Rescue Plan Act requires a 100% COBRA/continuation of coverage premium subsidy to be provided to individuals entitled to COBRA/continuation coverage under ...
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Affiliated Companies and ACA

Applicable Large Employers (ALE) with 50 or more full-time employees must provide affordable, minimum value coverage to full-time employees and their dependents or be ...
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News from the IRS: 2021 Draft 1095 Forms Released

The IRS released its draft forms for 2021 ACA reporting.
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