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ADA Wellness Notice Sample from the EEOC

July 6, 2016

Employers offering a wellness program are required to provide employees with a notice informing them of what information connected to the wellness plan will be collected by their employer, how that information will be used, who will receive that data, and how the employer plans to keep that personal information confidential. This requirement has to […]

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Just Around the Corner: ACA Form 1095-C Filing Deadline on March 31st

March 8, 2016

Time’s almost up. Just a few weeks left before all ALE companies (any employer with an average of at least 50 full-time or full-time equivalent employees for the calendar year) must report health coverage on the new Form 1095-C by March 31st. The Internal Revenue Service has instructions for the new return. And in them, the IRS […]

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IRS delays ACA reporting for Forms 1094/1095

January 5, 2016

UPDATE: As deadlines creep closer in the New Year, the IRS has made an announcement to extend deadlines for the new forms 1094 & 1095. 1095-C: the deadline to supply the 1095-C form to employees is extended from February 1 to March 31, 2016. 1094-C: the deadline has been extended from February 29 to May 31, 2016 (if filing paper), […]

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Two-year delay on excise tax for employer-sponsored health coverage

December 23, 2015

Last week President Obama signed a bill that includes a two-year delay to the effective date for the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage. The 40% Excise Tax will now be effective beginning January 1, 2020 rather than January 1, 2018. Please visist the Well Fargo Legislative Update for more details and information on how […]

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Obama signs budget deal that suspends, delays key ACA taxes

November 22, 2015

Congress passed and President Obama signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill on December 18 that includes $622 billion in tax breaks and delays or suspends several ACA taxes. Given labor unions’ opposition to the Cadillac tax, the bill is seen as a victory for Democrats as much as for Republicans. The AP  (12/21, Alonso-Zaldivar) reports that the […]

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