Deadline Notice The Affordable Care Act amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to require employers of all sizes, to provide all of their employees a deadline notice. This must be done through public health insurance exchanges by October 1, 2013 for current employees, or within 14 days of an employee’s start date for employees hired… Read more about Deadline Notice (ACA & FLSA) to all Employers!
The Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate a key piece of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was originally scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014. This key piece of the legislation has been officially postponed until 2015. The Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate includes the requirement that large employers of 50 or more full-time… Read more about Health Care Reform Alert: Are You Subject To the Employer Shared Responsibility Mandate?
To stop Identity thieves up front, the IRS has made a significant increase for 2013 in the number and quality of identity theft screening filters that spot fraudulent returns before refunds are issued. More than 3,000 IRS employees have been assigned to work on identity theft-related cases. The IRS provides the following tips to help… Read more about IRS Intensifies National Crackdown on Identity Theft
REPORTING FOREIGN BANK ACCOUNTS (FBAR) The deadline for reporting foreign bank accounts is approaching the FBAR form must be received by IRS no later than June 30, 2013. The form number is: TD F 90-22.1 United States persons are required to file an FBAR if: 1) The US person had… Read more about Foreign Bank Accounts, Time is Running Out
Effective January 1, 2014 employers with more than 50 Full Time (FT) employees must offer employees and their dependents affordable health coverage with a minimum value or face possible penalties. Minimum value means health coverage premiums must be lower than 9.5% of a FT employee’s household income. Employers with more than 50 FT employees are… Read more about ARE YOU READY FOR HEALTHCARE REFORM?
Employers How Prepared Are You? THE IMPACT OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION & AFFORDABLE CARE ACT Important Dates to Remember: NOW – Tax credits are available for employers who provide health insurance for fewer than 25 employees. Summary of Benefits and Coverage: We are now required to provide a 4 page double sided Summary of… Read more about EMPLOYERS HOW PREPARED ARE YOU?
Are you prepared for 2013? 2013 Healthcare Reform In just a few months starting in 2013, five major taxes will phase in. These taxes are part of the comprehensive health care reform package enacted by Congress in 2010. They are: 1) Medical device manufacturing tax – 2.3 percent tax on… Read more about WHAT HEALTH CARE REFORM COULD COST YOU
Better safe than sorry As we rely more and more on sending/receiving both general and sensitive emails, it is very important to remember the key to maintaining email security and privacy is encrypting your documents. From the time it is composed to the time it is read, email travels along a mostly unprotected internet, perpetually… Read more about Email Security Are you at RISK?