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PCORI Fee Due for Many Health Insurance Arrangements by July 31, 2015

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act “PPACA,” certain types of health insurance arrangements are required to pay the Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee, which is also known as the PCORI fee because the monies are used to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. The types of arrangements subject to the fee are: Fully […]

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IRS Provides Penalty Relief to Small Employers Sponsoring Premium Payment Arrangements

The IRS recently released yet another notice (2015-17) related to health coverage reimbursements for small employers, including many startups and technology companies. Small employers (those with 50 or fewer employees or full-time employees in 2014) will be glad to know that this new notice actually brings some good news, as the preceding related notices generally […]

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IRS Releases New Guidance for ACA Compliance

The IRS released fact sheets 2014-09 discussing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as it pertains to individuals, and 2014-10 discussing the ACA as it pertains to employers.  These fact sheets provide a helpful overview in gaining a broad understanding of essence of the ACA. In short, all individuals, with very limited exceptions, must have insurance […]

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Back-up Withholding and Form 1099

Why Your 1099 Filing Could Trigger an IRS Notice Does your business solicit the services of independent contractors, freelancers, or other non-employee workers? If so, the IRS may have its sights on you. While much of the economy has been focused on the healthcare-related effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there were several supplemental […]

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Notices Due October 1, 2013

The Affordable Care Act added a new section 18B to the Fair Labor Standards Act “FLSA.” This new section requires every employer that is subject to the FLSA to provide written notice of the new health insurance exchanges (aka health insurance marketplaces) as a coverage option to all current employees by October 1, 2013. Subsequent […]

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