From policy reminders to breaking news on the federal and state level, we keep our clients and partners updated on the topics that matter in healthcare, wellness and employee benefits.
Health Care Reform
The IRS recently updated the website section, “Questions and Answers on Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act,” primarily to adjust for 2018 penalty amounts that relate to ALEs that fail to offer affordable coverage to all their full-time employees…Read More »
On Jan. 22, 2018, Pres. Trump signed H.R. 195 into law. The main purpose of this legislation was to continue funding government operations and reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six more years. However, it also impacts several provisions of…Read More »
The IRS recently issued the 2017 version of the Form 8941, Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums, and the related Instructions. Form 8941 is used by small employers to calculate and claim the small business health care tax credit. As background,…Read More »
IRS Extends 2018 Due Dates for Sections 6055 and 6056 Individual Statements and Extends Good Faith Relief
On Dec. 22, 2017, the IRS released Notice 2018-06, which delays the date by which informational statements must be provided to individuals and provides transitional good faith relief for reasonable mistakes made in reporting Sections 6055 and 6056 information about 2017. Specifically,…Read More »