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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Rev. Proc. 2019-29, which contains the inflation adjusted amounts for 2020 used to determine whether employer-sponsored coverage is “affordable” for purposes of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibili...

May 24, 2019

Do you offer coverage to your employees through a self-insured group health plan? Do you sponsor a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)? If so, do you know whether your plan or HRA is subject to the annual Patient-Centered Research Outcomes Institute (PCORI) fee?


May 9, 2019

With all the changes on EEO-1 Reporting, I was sent this great article on EEO-1 and I wanted to share it with you as well.  

Ask the Experts: Self-identification for the EEO-1 Report

Question: What is the best way for an employer to collect race, ethnic, and gender...

April 11, 2019

On March 25, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a one-year extension to the transition policy (originally announced November 14, 2013 and extended five times since) for individual and small group health plans that allows issuers to conti...

All private employers that are covered by Title VII and have 100 or more employees must file an EEO-1 report that includes data about each employee’s race, gender, EEO-1 job category, and physical location. The workforce snapshot is a pay period between October 1 and D...

What a busy start to the year.  I am in shock to see that March has pounced on us and we are almost through the first quarter.  I am excited that another successful ACA 1094/1095 reporting is in the books and that everything went off without a hitch for our clients.  N...

January 28, 2019

Hot off the ThinkHR press:

Now that the partial government shutdown has ended, E-Verify operations have resumed. Employers understandably have questions on how to proceed for cases that could not be entered or updated while E-Verify was unavailable. U.S. Citizenship and...

January 21, 2019

Hot off the press from ThinkHR:

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it is closed because of the federal government shutdown. During this period of federal closure, a limited number of EEOC services are available. Staff will not be avai...

January 4, 2019

The renewal is wrapped up, now what?  A good number of employers run their benefit plans calendar year.  Regardless of when you renew, there are action items you must complete following your renewal if you offer prescription drug coverage. 

One of those items...

December 13, 2018

Labor law poster compliance is often an oversight for small business owners.  Even though it is the law, it is often low priority on the to-do list. However, making this a priority will help protect your business from fines that may come for missing these required noti...

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