Turnover in the Life Sciences Industry can have a negative financial impact. earn how to increase employee engagements to increase retention and employee morale.

Life Sciences: How Much Does Employee Turnover Really Cost?

Date: 04.08.19

Topic: HR Consulting

According to a 2018 study by Radford Aon, life sciences companies see an average voluntary turnover rate of 11.5% in the United States. While this number might not ring any alarm bells, the effect it has on a company’s bottom line surely wi...

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New Jersey Implements First State-wide Commuter Benefits Ordinance

Date: 03.27.19

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips

If you are an employer who employs at least 20 people in the state of New Jersey, you are now required to offer pre-tax commuter benefits to your employees. NJ is the first state to pass such an ordinance. Though the ordinance is effective immedia...

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New Jersey (NJ) enacts a health care individual mandate in 2019.

New Jersey Individual Mandate Latches On To Federal Reporting Obligations

Date: 02.15.19

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips, Health Care Reform

In late January, the state of New Jersey posted new information about its individual health insurance mandate that went into effect on January 1 of this year.  Of interest to most impacted employers are the tactics and mechanics associated with h...

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Baker Tilly Vantagen implments technology into HR practices such as recruitment and retention.

Implementing Technology into Recruitment and Retention Practices

Date: 02.14.19

Topic: Company News, HR Consulting

Recruitment and retention should always be on HR’s best practices radar. Now more than ever, the spotlight is shining on millennials. They are infiltrating the work force at a rapid pace and it’s important to learn what motivates them, how the...

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New Yorl (NY) Govenor Cuomo enacts stricter sexual harassment laws

New York Sexual Harassment Law Changes: Is Your Organization Ready?

Date: 02.06.19

Topic: BeneTips, HR Consulting

On April 12, 2018, New York’s Governor Cuomo signed the state budget, which includes a mandate that employers provide employees with annual sexual harassment training. In addition, the New York State Human Rights Law has been amended to now prot...

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IRS Announces NEW FSA Maximums for 2019

Date: 11.16.18

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the IRS released the 2019 annual inflation adjustments.  Effective January 1, 2019, the new annual Health Care FSA maximum contribution will increase to $2,700. The new monthly maximum contributions for Qualifie...

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Fee Adjustment Announced for 2019

Date: 11.13.18

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips

The IRS has announced the new PCOR fees for plan and policy years ending on or after October 1, 2018 and before October 1, 2019.  The fee has experienced a $0.06 increase; up to $2.45 from the amount previously in effect. This fee is analyzed on...

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Changing the Face of HRAs

Date: 11.12.18

Topic: Benefits News, Health Care Reform

The Big Picture: New regulations have been proposed by the Trump administration regarding the rules of health reimbursement accounts (HRAs). The regulations would give employers of all sizes additional flexibility to provide greater choice to thei...

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myFlexDollars Gets Personal: It’s More Than Just a Fresh Coat of Paint!

Date: 08.21.18

Topic: Benefits News, Company News

Baker Tilly Vantagen is proud to announce the launch of a fresh new view available at myFlexDollars.com.  We are confident that we’ve set in motion a best-in-class user experience that looks great and, for the first time, enables us to deliver ...

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Check Out Our 2018 Account Services Scorecard

Date: 07.27.18

Topic: Benefits News, Company News

Baker Tilly Vantagen had a big year! We want to say thank you for your partnership and share what we’ve been up to. Check out our impressive  Account Services Scorecard below to see how we rack up against bench-marked administrators*.   *S...

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New ACA Regulation Proposed; IRS Releases Webpage For Letter 227 Clarification

Date: 06.16.18

Topic: BeneTips

Expanding Mandatory Electronic Filing of Information Returns The IRS has proposed a regulation to expand the mandatory electronic filing of most information returns. Currently, the threshold that requires employers to file an information return e...

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Audit & Assessment Practices to Position a New HR Leader or Philosophy Webinar

Date: 05.17.18

Topic: HR Consulting

Conducting a human resources (HR) audit and assessment helps get the tactical pieces right to kick off the process of identifying and positioning a new department leader and the rollout of an internal philosophy shift. Hear the expert take on step...

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