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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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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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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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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HSA Contribution Limits On Retroactive Medicare Coverage

Date: 03.12.17

Topic: BeneTips

You likely know the HSA contribution limits for 2017 are $3,400 for individual and $6,750 for family coverage.  You probably even know about the $1,000 catch up contribution.  But do you know what happens to your HSA limits when you involve Medi...

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ACA and It’s Executive Order

Date: 02.06.17

Topic: BeneTips, Health Care Reform

It became offi cial on Inauguration Day: the Trump Administration intends to make the ACA go away. It’s no longer about the why. For employers saddled with compliance, the key considerations are focused on the when and the how as well as what to...

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