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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IRS Announces Increase for HSA Family Contribution Limit

Date: 04.27.18

Topic: Benefits News

The IRS announced an increase to the maximum HSA family contribution for the 2018 calendar year in Revenue Procedure 2018-27. The family contribution limit for HSAs has been raised from$6,850 to $6,900. This mid-year increase comes shortly a...

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Newsflash! IRS Announces Change for HSA Family Contribution Limit

Date: 03.06.18

Topic: Benefits News

The IRS announced a decrease to the maximum HSA family contribution for the 2018 calendar year in the most recent Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB) 2018-10. The family contribution limit for HSAs has been lowered from $6,900 to $6,850. This mi...

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Department Of Labor Releases Adjustments To Penalties Associated With Employee Benefit Programs

Date: 01.06.18

Topic: Benefits News

Each year, the Department of Labor (DOL) is required to release the annual adjustments it makes to monetary penalties imposed for benefits-related violations. Employers who maintain compliance throughout the year will not be subject to any penalt...

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IRS Extends ACA Forms Issuance Deadline 2017

Date: 12.23.17

Topic: Benefits News, Health Care Reform

On December 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-06 to announce a 30-day automatic extension for insurers and employers to furnish 2017 IRS Forms 1095-B (Health Coverage) and 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Of...

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2015 ESR Assessment coming from IRS

ESR Assessments Are Coming!

Date: 11.16.17

Topic: Benefits News, Health Care Reform

The Fast Facts: Yes, we are actively preparing for the reportable year 2017 forms release.  No, the IRS has not adjusted the deadlines for the 2017 reporting that is due in early 2018.  What the IRS has done recently, however, is update its guid...

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IRS Announces PCORI Fee Increase

Date: 10.12.17

Topic: Benefits News, Health Care Reform

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice earlier this week announcing an increase in the dollar amount used to determine the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee for the upcoming plan year. The applicabl...

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It’s Not Too Late To Offer Valuable Identity Theft Benefits During Open Enrollment!

Date: 09.16.17

Topic: Benefits News

There’s a pretty good chance that some of your employees have been impacted by the recent Equifax breach, which affected nearly 143 million people. Employees are worried and with good reason. According to a recent study, your employees are 11...

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COBRA Notice Delivery: Are You Keeping Up?

Date: 07.14.17

Topic: Benefits News, HR Consulting

As recently evidenced in a lawsuit brought against an employer,  providing COBRA notices in a timely fashion (and more importantly, having proof of such), is critical. The lawsuit stated that a former employee claimed that they had not received...

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IRS Update: HSA and HDHP Maximums

Date: 05.15.17

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips

Baker Tilly Vantagen is committed to sharing IRS-issued updates that impact employers and employees alike. In the ever-changing world of employee benefits, we are here to distribute the important information you need to make benefits-related d...

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Mass Transit Max Increase 2016

Date: 01.04.16

Topic: Benefits News

On December 18, the IRS released the maximum contribution for mass transit accounts will be increasing for 2016. Read more in this BeneTips Newsletter

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