Changing the Face of HRAs

Date: 11.12.18

Topic: Benefit 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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Planning in the Age of Affordable Care Act (ACA) Changes Webinar

Date: 05.04.18

Topic: Health Care Reform

Every day, a new rumored change seems to float its way through the news cycle. Which ones are true, and which ones remain speculation for now? More importantly, how will these changes affect your organization’s plan and strategy, and how can yo...

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Government Funding Bill Defers Cadillac Tax To 2022

Date: 02.01.18

Topic: Health Care Reform

The Big Picture: Already the beneficiary of a two-year delay that passed in December of 2015, the effective date of the “Cadillac tax” has been kicked down the road again, this time to 2022. The stop gap funding measure also suspended the Heal...

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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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In Search Of The Elusive ITIN: The Devil Is In The Data

Date: 08.20.17

Topic: Health Care Reform

Individuals whose individual taxpayer identification numbers (ITINs) expire at the end of 2017 can begin sending renewal applications to the IRS. As background, the IRS issues ITINs to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identific...

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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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Baker Tilly has Released its 2016 Midyear Tax Update.

Date: 06.16.16

Topic: Company News, Health Care Reform

Baker Tilly has released its 2016 midyear tax update. Find out more about some of our ACA Reporting Year One learnings in my section of the update. While you’re at it, feel free to check out the rest of our firm’s insightful content. &...

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