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IRS Extension of QSEHRA Notice

Posted by Kevin Quigley on Sep 12 2017

 Are you are an employer with less than 50 employees, not subject to ACA coverage requirements, and do not offer a group health plan to any employees? If so then you can offer pre-tax contribution for insurance premiums and health expenses to eligible employees, know as a Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangement (QSEHRA). QSEHRA is a useful option for small business owners, and makes it easier to reimburse employees for individual insurance plans on a pre-tax basis. 

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Topics: Employee Benefits, ACA Compliance

OSHA Delays Effective Date of Anti-Retaliation Provisions

Posted by Eric Daniel on Nov 30 2016

Enforcement of the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) anti-retaliation provisions has been pushed back to December 1, 2016. Initially intended to be effective August 10, 2016, the provisions were originally delayed until November 1, 2016. OSHA agreed to this second delay in light of a legal challenge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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Topics: ACA Compliance

Federal Law Alert: OSHA Rule Changes

Posted by Eric Daniel on Sep 2 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new final rule revising its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses regulation. The rule will require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data. It also prohibits employers from discouraging employees from making injury and illness reports.

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Topics: ACA Compliance

A Quick check for ACA compliance

Posted by Eric Daniel on May 9 2016

Welcome to the Affordable Care Act weekly update! We want to help keep you informed on anything that happens with the ACA so you can stay compliant and save money by doing so. This series within the Mh1s blog will be updated weekly to keep you up to date.

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Topics: ACA Compliance

9 Frequently Asked Questions about ACA Reporting

Posted by Paul Hardin on Nov 17 2015

Question 1: Are all companies required to perform employer mandate reporting, or only those that have 50 or more full-time equivalent employees?  Employers that have fewer than 50 full-time employees and offer no insurance or fully insured insurance are exempt from the ACA employer shared responsibility provisions and therefore from the employer reporting requirements for the 1095-C and 1094-C.  Employers that have fewer than 50 full-time employees and have a self-insured plan need to complete the 1094-B and 1095-B forms for each participant of the plan.

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Topics: ACA Compliance


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