parallax background
Tips, Tricks & Info
February 2, 2017
One Step Ahead of ACA

Forms 1095-B/C Must Be Furnished by March 2

Requirement: Form 1095-C or Form 1095-B Annual Statement to Individuals Deadline: January 31 *Note: The IRS provided an additional 30 days for furnishing the 2016 employee statements, […]
January 26, 2017
One Step Ahead of ACA

Section 6055 and 6056 Reporting Due February 28

Requirement: Section 6055 and 6056 Reporting Deadline: February 28 (March 31 If Filed Electronically) Overview: Under Section 6056, ALEs subject to the ACA’s employer shared responsibility rules […]
January 24, 2017
One Step Ahead of ACA

ACA Update: Trump Signs Executive Order

On Jan. 20, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order addressing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as his first act as president. The order states […]
November 29, 2016
Employee Benefits

Overtime Rule Blocked By Federal Court

On Nov. 22, 2016, a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction, halting the enforcement of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule until […]
November 29, 2016
Compliance

OSHA Final Rule on Slip, Trip, & Fall Protection

On Nov. 18, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule to update standards regarding walking-working surfaces and personal protective equipment (PPE). […]
November 21, 2016
One Step Ahead of ACA

2016 Furnishing Deadline for ACA Reporting Extended

On Nov. 18, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2016-70, which provides certain extensions related to Affordable Care Act reporting for 2016. Specifically, this notice: […]
November 15, 2016
One Step Ahead of ACA

What Does The 2016 Election Mean for ACA?

After hard-fought campaigns by both candidates, Republican candidate Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States. Trump’s victory in the election, along […]
October 28, 2016
One Step Ahead of ACA

Health FSA Limit Will Increase for 2017

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a dollar limit on employees’ salary reduction contributions to health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) offered under cafeteria plans. This dollar […]
October 27, 2016
One Step Ahead of ACA

Reinsurance Fee Contribution Form Due November 15

Requirement: Reinsurance Fee Deadline: November 15 Description:  During the benefit year, contributing entities must submit their reinsurance fee contribution form with their annual enrollment count to […]
October 27, 2016
Compliance

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Rules Delayed Until Dec. 1

On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule requiring certain employers to electronically submit data from their work-related injury […]