ACA Reporting Requirements Sonoma County

ACA reporting requirements for insurers - The Affordable Care Act requires employers to file annual information returns with the IRS and furnish statements to employees on healthcare plan coverage information beginning in 2016.

ACA Reporting Requirements Sonoma County | Avoid Penalties

At the beginning of each calendar year all employers who are considered “Applicable Large Employers” (“ALE”) under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) Employer Mandate Regulations will be requ

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We support America's small businesses. The SBA connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and grow their business.

The Bubbler: January 2018

2017 is in the books and 2018 is now upon us.  A dramatic close to 2017 on Capitol Hill ushered in sweeping changes to the tax code that will begin to impact both employers and employees in a number

No More Delays! New Disability Claims Rules to Take Effect April 2, Says DOL

On April 2, 2018, significant changes to ERISA’s disability claims procedures will take effect. These new rules will require all ERISA-covered plans which provide disability benefits to make signifi

Massachusetts to (Again) Require Health Care Reporting by Employers

Massachusetts employers with 6 or more employees will soon be required to prepare and file a new health care reporting form referred to as the “healthcare coverage form.” While reminiscent of the

Third Circuit Rules that Employer-Friendly “But For” Causation Standard Applies to False Claims Act Retaliation Claims

In the case of DiFiore v. CSL Behring, LLC, the Third Circuit ruled for the first time that the more demanding “but for” causation standard applies to retaliation claims under the False Claims Act

2018 Tax Reform Series: Change to Employer Deduction Rules

This is the sixth article in our series covering the various tax and employee benefits-related changes contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by the President on December 22, 2017. One surprisi

New Year’s Resolution #5: Four Employee Benefits Resolutions for 2018!

Happy New Year! It’s that time when we all vow to better ourselves in the months ahead. Resolutions abound, and they need not be limited to individual self-improvement. Employers too have many oppor

The Department of Labor’s Newly Issued Association Health Plan Proposed Regulations Include Welcome Changes for Employers But Would Present State Regulatory Challenges

On January 3, 2018, the Department of Labor issued proposed regulations that will make it easier for small employers to band together to form “association health plans” (“AHPs”), thereby provi

Why the IRS May Be Unable to Assess ACA Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties for 2015

After a long delay, the IRS has begun enforcing the Affordable Care Act’s rules governing shared employer responsibility  (a/k/a the “employer mandate”). This mandate imposes “assessable paym

Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance Issues Final Regulations Implementing the EMAC Supplemental

As we reported in a previous post, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker in August 2017 signed into law H. 3822, “An Act Further Regulating Employer Contributions to Health Care” (the “Act”). A

2018 Tax Reform Series: New Excise Tax on “Excess” Executive Compensation Paid by Tax-Exempt Employers

This is the fifth article in our series covering the various employee benefits-related changes contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by the President on December 22, 2017. Some of the most fun

2018 Tax Reform Series: Executive Compensation Changes for Publicly Held Entities

This is the fourth article in our series covering the various employee benefits-related changes contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by the President on December 22, 2017. In addition to the

IRS Extends Deadline for Filing Form 1095-C to Employees

On Dec. 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2018-06, which provides certain extensions related to Affordable Care Act reporting for 2017. Specifically, this notice: • Extends the d

2018 Tax Reform Series: Is Your Company Eligible for a Tax Credit for Paid Leave?

Below is the third article in our series covering the employee benefits-related changes contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by the President on December 22, 2017. The Act provides employers

How State Legislatures May Rock the World of Employee Compensation in Response to the Recent Federal Tax Law

Prior to the effective date of the tax bill recently signed by the President,  Section 164 of the Internal Revenue Code permitted individuals who itemized deductions to deduct state and local income

The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Employee and Fringe Benefits

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes some notable, though targeted, changes to the employee benefits landscape. We summarize some of the more significant changes in the Question and Answers set out below.

2018 Tax Reform Series: Tax Law Changes to Employee Fringe Benefits

Below is the second article in our series covering the employee benefits-related changes contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by the President on December 22, 2017. As discussed below, the Ac

2018 Tax Reform Series: A Change to Participant Loan Rollovers

One welcome qualified plan change under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the extension of the period within which a participant may pay the amount of an “offset” of an outstanding plan loan to another

Employers Rejoice – IRS Announces Filing Extension for Furnishing 2017 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C and Continued Good Faith Transition Relief

In IRS Notice 2018-06, the IRS announced a 30-day automatic extension for the furnishing of 2017 IRS Forms 1095-B (Health Coverage) and 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage),

Affordable Care Act ALE Compliance | Health Plan Rules – Treating Employees Differently

Some employers may want to be selective and treat employees differently for purposes of group health plan benefits. For example, employers may consider implementing the following plan designs: – A h

Major Changes to Executive Compensation Tax Rules Loom

On December 2, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which follows a prior passage on November 16, 2017, of a House version of the tax bill.  The bills must now be re

Your Not So Kind (or Welcome) Early Holiday Gift from the IRS: Letter 226j

On more than one occasion since passing the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the IRS has given some type of early holiday “gift” to alleviate pending compliance concerns for employers. One of the

ACA Reporting Service | California Supports Obamacare by Outspending U.S. 4-to-1 on Ads

The Affordable Care Act is still law. Californians are getting barraged with online pop-up ads, radio spots and television commercials, all aimed at persuading them to sign up for Affordable Care Act

The Proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Would Make Sweeping Changes to Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits

On November 2, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) (the “Bill”) as part of proposed tax reform legislation. The Bill is sweeping in scope and provid

ACA Large Group Compliance | HCI Introduces New ACA Compliance Software

Healthcare Compliance Inc. Introduces Our New and Improved ACA Compliance Software New Clients Receive $500 off 2017 IRS Forms 1094 & 1095 (click here for details) Standard Compliance Services for

IRS Continues to Enforce the Affordable Care Act

In the wake of Congress being unable to pass ACA repeal and replace legislation, a bipartisan effort seems to be growing around improving the ACA. Indeed, a majority of Americans want to see Congress

GOP leaders Make Another Attempt to Fix Obamacare

Discussion of the Affordable Care Act often incites fear, confusion, and anger in people both for and against its passage. When Congress returns next month, some Senate Republicans plan to turn from y

IRS CONFIRMS ACA MANDATE PENALTIES STILL EFFECTIVE

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel has recently issued several information letters regarding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual and employer mandate penalties. These

Obamacare Becoming Popular with Voters During Trump’s Presidency

Understanding every aspect of ObamaCare can be daunting, but getting the gist isnt hard. Obamacare is getting more popular with voters even as President Donald Trump moves to get rid of the landmark h

A Solution for the Affordable Care Act

Discussion of the Affordable Care Act often incites fear, confusion, and anger in people both for and against its passage. Despite the political challenges, it’s very clear that the new administrati

Could California fund the Medi-Cal Expansion on its Own ?

Covered California is the only place where you can use new tax credits to help pay insurance premiums. A repeal of the Affordable Care Act could jeopardize up to $140 million per year in federal fundi

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