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FTE Calculation Tools Available
To assist you in determining your FT/FTE totals we have several tools available.
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IRS Issues Second Notice on "Cadillac" Excise Tax
On July 30, 2015, the IRS issued a second notice regarding the ACA's 40% Excise Tax on "high cost employer-sponsored health coverage," commonly referred to as the Cadillac tax.
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Preparing for the ACA's Cadillac Tax
Marshall & Sterling recently hosted a webinar on the ACA's Cadillac Tax and we want to make sure you have access to this important information.
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Increased Penalties for Non-Compliance with ACA Reporting Requirements
As a valued Marshall & Sterling client, we want to alert you of a new law which drastically increases penalties for insurers and employers that fail to comply with the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) and Large Employer reporting requirements first due in 2016.
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ACA - Here to Stay: Supreme Court Upholds Federal Subsidies
By a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a major challenge to the Affordable Care Act, ruling that subsidies may be made available via the federally run Healthcare.gov marketplace to individuals who live in states that do not set up their own health care exchanges.
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PCORI Fees Due by July 31
An important compliance deadline is approaching! PCORI fees are due to the IRS by July 31 from health insurers and the plan sponsors of self-insured plans.
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Mid-year Check on ACA Compliance with Self-Audit Tool
The lengthy and often confusing ACA regulations contain numerous provisions which have and will come into force at varying dates.
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2016 Health Savings Account Limits Released
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the 2016 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) as determined under the Internal Revenue Code.
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EEOC Proposes New Wellness Program Regulations
While the potential benefits of a successful wellness program are clear, the laws regarding their implementation often are not. See the Fact Sheet for an update on regulations that impact wellness programs.
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Compliance Checklists: ACA Reporting & Group Health Plan Requirements and Notices
Compliance with the mandates of the Affordable Care Act is critical for business leaders. Understanding the many details of this legislation is a must, however this new legislation is very complex, and can present challenges for even the most seasoned HR and health insurance professionals.
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