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Applicable plan sponsors must file Form 5500-series returns on the last day of the seventh month after their plan year ends. As a result, calendar-year plans generally must file by July 31 of this year (reporting on the 2016 plan year). Plans…Read More »
PPACA imposed the PCOR fee on health plans to support clinical effectiveness research. The PCOR fee applies to plan years ending on or after Oct. 1, 2012, and before Oct. 1, 2019. The PCOR fee is generally due by July 31 of…Read More »
Individuals who were HSA eligible in 2016 have until the tax filing deadline to make or receive contributions. Thus, 2016 HSA contributions must generally be made by April 18, 2017. This includes employer contributions. The 2016 contribution limit is $3,350 for self-only…Read More »
Applicable large employers (ALEs) with 50 or more full-time employees including equivalents (FTEs) in 2015 must comply with Section 6056 reporting in 2017. Specifically, ALEs must complete and distribute a Form 1095-C to full-time employees by March 2, 2017. The form should…Read More »