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June 2, 2017

The ABC’s of NYS Paid Family Leave

Beginning January 1, 2018, the New York State Paid Family Leave (PFL) Program will provide New Yorkers with paid leave to bond with a new child, […]
May 9, 2017

House Republicans Pass Amended AHCA …but, what does that mean?

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is the proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On May 4, 2017, members of the […]
February 2, 2017

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

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

113 Years Young! Unlimited PTO Headlines GKG’s Expanded Employee Benefits Program

PRESS RELEASE New Hartford, NY (January 24, 2017) “It’s grounded in respect for the employee, nurtured by a culture of accountability and fuels superior performance for […]
January 24, 2017

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

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

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

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

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 […]