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IRS Tips for Protecting Information

The IRS warns that cyber criminals have been using stolen data to file tax returns and commit impersonation crimes. The following tips from the IRS are intended to help ...
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Notice 2021-58 and COBRA Outbreak Extension Clarification

The IRS released Notice 2021-58 on October 6, 2021 clarifying the operation of extensions of the COBRA election, notification and premium payment timeframes issued as ...
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EEO-1 Reporting Extended

The EEO-1 is a report that employers are required to file with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) identifying the racial/ethnic and gender ...
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VETS-4212 Filing Due Soon

The U.S. Department of Labor encourages affirmative actions to employ covered veterans and to advance covered veterans in employment.
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Question of the Week

Q.- We have an employee who reduced her hours and lost eligibility for our health plan. She enrolled in COBRA coverage and has elected to be treated as an assistance ...
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COBRA Subsidy Ending

The American Rescue Plan Act created a 100% COBRA premium subsidy for certain individuals entitled to COBRA due to reduction of hours or involuntary termination of ...
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Question of the Week

Q.- We offer a self-funded health plan that covers employees in different states. A COBRA participant who lives in Connecticut thinks we have to offer him 30 months of ...
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EEOC Component 2 Pay Data Notice

The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs published a Notice reversing a previous administration’s decision to forego the collection of ...
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FSA Reimbursements After Termination

A recent IRS information letter confirms that a participant should elect COBRA continuation coverage, if offered, to get reimbursed from a health FSA for expenses ...
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Opt-Out Payments and ACA Affordability

With calendar-year plan open enrollment season approaching, employers should consider the affordability of health coverage and how opt-out payments may impact the lowest ...
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