Microsoft Dynamics vendors provide comparisons and opinions to professionals in the ERP/Accounting software selection process

 
 

Posts Tagged ‘IRS’

The ACA Employer Mandate – a refresher PART 1

All the recent activity around ACA repeal/ replace has created a lot of confusion for employers. The net outcome of this has been…nothing. The ACA - including the employer mandate – stands, at least for the foreseeable future and definitely for 2017. With 2017 tax reporting coming up, now is a good time to recap […]

continue reading...

IRS will not waive penalties for employer mandate under ACA

In a series of information letters, the IRS has clearly indicated that it won’t waive employer mandate penalties under the Affordable Care Act. For example, in a letter from the IRS to House Representative Bill Huizenga dated April 14, 2017 related to a question from an applicable large employer, it was made clear that the […]

continue reading...

I thought the ACA was getting repealed … what happened?

Just a couple months ago, you could not watch any major news show without at least some of the show being dedicated to the repeal and replacement efforts of the Affordable Care Act. However, since the passage of the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) by the House of Representatives in early May, the topic of healthcare […]

continue reading...

ACA Penalties Are Coming

The political climate what it is, many employers have been holding out hope for penalty relief for not offering coverage, not offering affordable coverage and for not filing the necessary ACA forms with the IRS. The most recent legislation that was pulled for consideration in the House of Representatives would have provided relief to employers […]

continue reading...

Are Employer Reporting Requirements Going Away With Repeal & Replace?

Many employers are hanging their hat on the employer reporting requirements (i.e. Form 1095-C) going away under the changes proposed by the Trump Administration. The current legislative proposal in the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) repeals the employer mandate to offer coverage. So under this proposal, the employer doesn't need to report information to the IRS […]

continue reading...

Does the good-faith effort reprieve from penalties apply to forms for 2016 filed in 2017?

As employers continue to work through the challenges of complying with the Affordable Care Act, professionals in the industry are reticent to accept anything less than perfection when dealing with IRS regulations. Why? To alleviate any concern about potential penalties due to non-compliance down the road. In Notice 2016-70 dated December 5, 2016, the IRS […]

continue reading...

What You Need to Know About ACA to Avoid IRS Penalties

Are you a small business that is growing and expanding at a great rate of speed? Have you been adding employees or have over 50 employees? Welcome to the world of the Affordable Care Act. All employers with 50 or more employees must comply with the ACA. So, what does that mean for you? You […]

continue reading...

Employer Compliance with ACA Starts with Counting

Employer compliance with the Affordable Care Act starts with counting. Counting an employee’s hours per week. Counting an employee’s hours per month. Counting an employee’s hours when they may not even be on the job. Counting an employee’s hours when you don’t compensate them according to time. Miss a step in any of these counts […]

continue reading...

ACA Changes Aren’t Over; Monitor and Maintain Info for 2016

As the inaugural year for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is coming to a close, it is imperative to look towards the future. The ACA environment is dynamic and ever changing. As many employers have focused on a Good Faith Effort (GFE), many have neglected to look towards the horizon; the 2016 filing season. Even […]

continue reading...

To Really Be ACA-compliant, Employers Have To Show They Did Their Homework

  There are two students: one is an A student and other is failing. As the teacher, you look first at their tests and see that both students are passing every test. You scratch your head and wonder why one is failing. As you research further, you realize that the failing student isn’t turning in […]

continue reading...