As we approach year’s end, employers must be diligent in ensuring compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting requirements. The ACA demands meticulous record-keeping and reporting, leaving no room for error. Failure to do so can lead to significant penalties and fines: The following are tasks designed to help you navigate the regulatory landscape […]
On September 14, 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an immediate suspension on the processing of new Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims until December 31, 2023. This move comes as a response to a significant rise in fraudulent and suspicious claims. The moratorium aims to introduce stronger protective measures against program exploitation and safeguard […]
As 2024 open enrollment approaches, employers need to note a crucial update in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affordability guidelines, as outlined in the recently published IRS Revenue Procedure 2023-29. The ACA affordability threshold is being reduced to 8.39% for 2024, down from 9.12% in 2023. This adjustment means the maximum premium Applicable Large Employers […]
MyHRConcierge Announces the Integration of COBRACompli with Employee Navigator for Seamless COBRA Administration
MyHRConcierge is excited to announce the integration of COBRACompli, our hallmark COBRA administration service, with Employee Navigator. This strategic integration is aimed at providing enhanced efficiency and seamless operations to our clients and brokers. Eliminating Double Entries, Doubling Efficiency One of the most time-consuming challenges faced by HR teams and brokers is the need for […]
For years, California employers have been adhering to the State of California Civil Rights Department’s Fair Chance Act, which governs how and when they can use a job applicant’s criminal history in the employment process. Recently, significant amendments have been made to the regulations, with the Office of Administrative Law sanctioning the modifications proposed by […]
ATLANTA, G.A. (August 28, 2023)- Juvo Jobs, an app connecting hundreds of thousands of job seekers with hyper local jobs and businesses all over the country, is proud to announce their newest partnership with MyHRConcierge, a human resources provider dedicated to putting the ‘humanity’ back into HR. This strategic partnership enhances both MyHRConcierge clients’ and […]
On August 30, 2023, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed changes to Salary Level Test to expand the number of employees eligible for overtime. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates employees working beyond a 40-hour week are entitled to overtime pay of at least 1.5 times their standard rate. The Act, however, includes a […]
In the realm of business operations, the domain of Human Resources (HR) holds a pivotal role. For many businesses, there’s a tendency to manage HR tasks internally, believing that it offers more control, reduced costs, and a personalized touch. While these intentions are commendable, the truth is that the intricate landscape of human resources compliance […]
The recent landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on August 2, 2023 in the Stericycle case sets a new standard for employers’ handbooks and policies, requiring many to be reviewed and potentially revised. This momentous decision will impact countless workplace rules and applies to the vast majority of private-sector employers in America, […]
The political landscape is ever-changing, and with the rise in political volatility, the workplace has become a battleground for conflicting ideologies. The recent years have witnessed a surge in political debates, controversies, and polarization in workplaces. It is important employers have the appropriate policies in place to address when political discussions in the workplace begin […]
Harassment in the workplace is a deeply serious matter that can have significant consequences for both the individuals involved and the organization as a whole. It is important employers have policies and procedures in place to protect employees from harassment occurring in the workplace. However, when an employee claims harassment, it is crucial that employers […]
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued the newest version of the Form I-9 on August 1, 2023. Employers must use the new form to verify the identity and employment authorization of their employees hired within the United States. The new form contains changes to the form and instructions. Some of these changes include: A […]
Please not this article does not contain legal advice and is for informational purposes only In a bid to modernize and enhance the efficiency of the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) process, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has introduced a new final rule that offers remote document verification alternatives to the traditional physical document […]
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made a significant announcement on July 21, 2023 regarding changes to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Starting August 1, a revised version of the form will be published, which aims to streamline and shorten the process. In addition, a final rule allowing remote verification of employment eligibility documents […]
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that employers can only refuse an employee’s request for religious accommodation if it would substantially increase the costs for their business. This unanimous ruling on June 29 in Groff v. DeJoy serves as a significant redefinition of the law, strengthening protections for employees seeking to […]
By: MyHRScreens Employee screening programs have become an integral part of businesses and organizations worldwide. These programs are essential tools for ensuring that potential hires align with company values, have the necessary skills and experience, and do not pose potential risks. However, just as it is essential to conduct these screening processes, it is equally […]
On June 30, 2023, the US Supreme Court made its much-anticipated ruling in the 303 Creative v Elenis case. In a 6-3 ruling, the Court ruled in favor of a Colorado website designer who refused to make wedding websites for same-sex couples due to her Christian beliefs. 303 Creative v Elenis Case Background Lorie Smith, […]
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee is an essential component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance structure. Understanding what PCORI fees are, who needs to file, when it needs to be filed, the rate at which it needs to be paid, and the form on which it is filed is integral to maintaining […]
Effective April 1, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided employers with flexible alternatives to perform Form I-9 documentation inspections due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. These alternatives allowed employers to inspect Form I-9 identity documentation remotely for employees that did not physically report to the company location on a regular, consistent and predictable basis. […]
The cannabis industry is experiencing rapid expansion, presenting both opportunities and challenges for companies operating within the cannabis space and increasing the need for outsourcing human resources (HR). As cannabis businesses expand, managing human resources becomes increasingly complex. In this article, we will explore how outsourcing HR functions can provide scalable solutions for cannabis companies, […]
MyHRBuzz host, Chris Cooley, speaks with Patti Reimer, Sales Executive of Value Added Products for BenefitMall about Section 125 plans and how they benefit employers. Timestamps Listen to more episodes of the MyHRBuzz podcast.
The rapid shift in cannabis laws across states has prompted significant changes in the workplace, as employers struggle to adapt to this evolving landscape. From an employment perspective, Cannabis laws create substantial challenges in developing drug policies and hiring employees. This is especially true with the increase in remote workers and companies operating in multiple […]
With the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, it was affirmed that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, also extends to cover discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. In light of this, it has become increasingly important for employers […]
In the increasingly complex and compliance-focused world of human resources, Form I-9 – the Employment Eligibility Verification Form – plays a critical role. It’s a required document for every employee working in the United States, helping to affirm their eligibility to work. However, a less discussed but equally crucial aspect of this process is purging […]
Don’t cut corners and skip employee background screening for seasonal and summer employees, even if you need to urgently fill a position.
As a result of COVID-19, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided flexibility in the requirement to perform in-person physical inspection of identity and employment authorization forms as they relate to the I-9. These flexibilities were initially announced March 2020 and updated in March 2021. On May 5, 2023, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]
By: MyHRScreens The success and safety of a company largely depends on the quality of its employees. To ensure this, employers often rely on background screening programs to confirm the professional qualifications and personal integrity of potential hires. While background checks typically include verifying educational credentials, criminal records, and employment history, drug testing is often […]
States and municipalities are becoming more aggressive in instituting state required paid sick leave requirements. In 2023, there are 14 states plus the District of Columbia that have required paid sick leave laws. In addition to these, there are also municipalities that have required paid sick leave laws. Below is a chart that shows a […]
If you’re an employer, it’s crucial to understand the ins and outs of state required paid sick leave laws. These laws can vary widely from state to state, and it’s your responsibility to ensure your business is compliant.
The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service that will affect how businesses submit their informational returns to the IRS. These regulations will require certain filers to e-file beginning in 2024. The new rules, T.D. 9972, affect filers of partnership returns, corporate income tax returns, unrelated business income tax returns, withholding tax returns, certain […]
By MyHRScreens Employee screening is particularly important in the cannabis industry for several reasons. This industry is unique due to its historical context, regulatory environment, and the nature of the product being sold. Ensuring that employees are properly screened helps to maintain compliance, safety, and professionalism. Key reasons for employee screening in the cannabis industry […]
What Is The Difference Between Employee Handbooks And Policies And Procedures Manuals? An employee handbook is written with employees as the intended audience. It is most often written using a straightforward layout for easy referencing of company policies and procedures and is a vehicle for familiarizing employees with basic company policies and benefit programs, as […]
A Younger Generation Brings Challenges In Engagement Managers and HR professionals have probably heard of the engagement issues alleged to have infected Millennials and Generation Z in the workplace, as manifested in terms like “quiet quitting.” Of course, workers in any age group can and certainly do engage in quiet quitting and other symptoms of […]
As employers have anticipated the May 2023 end of the two federal COVID-19 emergency orders, they have some important new clarity on test and vaccine coverage and on how to unwind COVID-19–era extended deadlines, including for COBRA continuing healthcare coverage elections.
It’s important to note that FMLA obligations don’t kick in unless an employer qualifies as a “covered employer” under the statute.
Sometimes, determining whether an employer is covered can get a little tricky. The questions abound: How many employees must be retained? For how long? What if we straddle the minimum number over the course of time? What about part-time employees? Those on leave? And the list goes on.
COVID-19 changed the face of the employment environment for the foreseeable future. A well-written employee handbook is essential for employers to define their remote work arrangements, streamline the process, establish expectations, and avoid legal entanglements.
As the number of states that require pay transparency rises, it’s clear that the trend of pay transparency is not going away. Just because the state you’re operating in doesn’t yet require disclosing salary or pay equity information, it’s advised that you don’t wait until it does.
Employers Continue to Prepare for Pay Transparency As the number of places that require pay transparency rises, it’s clear that the trend of pay transparency is not going away. Just because the state you’re operating in doesn’t yet require disclosing salary or pay equity information, it’s advised that you don’t wait until it does. It’s […]
DOL Eligibility Rules Under FMLA When Employees Telework The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) that includes guidance on how to apply eligibility rules under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) when employees telework or work away from an employer’s facility. FABs provide guidance to DOL Wage and […]
Learn more about three top priorities for Human Resources in 2023: Employee Well-Being, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), and remote work flexibility.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is causing new concern for Employers. Learn more about benefits and dangers for employers for AI in human resources.
Chris Cooley and HR expert Emily Frederick discuss pay transparency laws including what some states are requiring and how employers can prepare for pay transparency compliance. Timestamps: 1:24 What does pay transparency mean for an employer? 1:45 What is the goal of pay transparency? 2:12 Why is it important to address pay inequity from an […]
In this podcast episode, Chris Cooley talks in detail about ACA reporting, including common misconceptions, affordability details, and penalties.
Final Forms and Instructions for 2022 ACA Reporting Updates to 2022 ACA forms and instructions The 2022 forms are essentially unchanged from the prior year. The instructionshave been updated to include the permanent, 30-day automatic extension oftime for furnishing statements to individuals under Sections 6055 and 6056.Due to this extension, individual statements for 2022 must […]
How Recognize and Address Leave Requests Under the Family Medical Leave Act What is the Family and Medical Leave Act? The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law providing eligible employees of covered employers with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. In general, eligible employees may take up to […]
Pay transparency is when an employer openly communicates pay-related information through established practices to current or prospective employees. Employers can provide this information through various channels, such as online job sites, job postings or during an interview. As a result of changing labor markets, more and more employees are demanding pay transparency. Further, some jurisdictions […]
ACA Requirement Changes Taking Effect in 2023 Changes to some ACA requirements will take effect in 2023 for employers sponsoring group health plans. To prepare for 2023, employers should review these requirements and develop a compliance strategy. Employers should ensure that their health plan documents, including the summary of benefits and coverage (SBC), are updated […]
Thanks to COVID-19-related disruptions, DHS has extended Form 1-9 Flexibilities, which include remote review and expired documents, until July 31, 2023.
The EEOC has released a new poster called “Know Your Rights”—an update and replacement for the “EEO is the Law” poster. Learn more about the updates within the poster.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule to rescind and replace its 2021 independent contractor classification rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
On Oct. 11, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published instructions for employers to continue using the Employment EligibilityVerification form (Form I-9) when hiring new employees until a new version of the form is published.
California’s new pay transparency law requires employers with 15 or more employees to disclose pay scale information in all job postings and to current employees upon request. This law will cover approximately 200,000 employers, according to Bloomberg Law.
Read our checklist of important human resources compliance items to consider before the end of 2022
Minimum wages in seven states will rise in January 2023 based on the 8.3 percent increase in inflation over the past year, as reported Sept. 13 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Long COVID-19 Is Keeping Up to 4 Million Workers Out of Labor Market Long COVID-19—long-term effects stemming from COVID-19 infection—continues to impact the labor market and the health of employees. The U.S. Census Bureau’s June to July 2022 Household Pulse Survey found that 16.3 million working-age Americans currently have long COVID. It has been reported […]
Common Form I-9 Mistakes to Avoid Despite employers’ best efforts, complying with Form I-9 requirements can be difficult. Unfortunately, many employers leave their organizations’ Form I-9 operations to untrained staff or fail to dedicate sufficient time and resources to the process, resulting in numerous errors and untimely completion of Form I-9 tasks. Even small errors […]
According to Ernst & Young’s Global Payroll Survey, keeping up with regulatory compliance changes was identified as the second-highest compliance challenge. But as your business grows, those compliance concerns you have today don’t go away — most often, they will multiply. Some of the biggest areas employers lose sight of as they grow include compliance with benefits […]
Download This Form I-9 Checklist Federal law requires employers to hire only individuals who may legally work in the United States—either U.S. citizens or authorized foreign nationals. To comply with the law, employers must verify the identity and employment authorization of each individual they hire by completing and retaining the Employment Eligibility Verification form (Form […]
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have recently proposed a permanent rule to allow employers to remotely review the Employment Eligibility Verification form (Form I-9) identity and employment authorization documents when hiring, reverifying or rehiring employees. In light of technological advances and new work arrangements—like remote work—the DHS is exploring […]
Do I Really Need To Pay For A County Or State-level Criminal Search? Though a multi-jurisdictional search (MJD) sounds impressive, it is not as thorough as it seems. This search is often represented as being a comprehensive search. The fact is, the multi-jurisdictional database search does have limitations, the most important of which is incomplete data (not all […]
On Aug. 1, 2022, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure (Rev. Proc.) 2022-34 to index the contribution percentages in 2023 for determining the affordability of an employer’s plan under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). For plan years beginning in 2023, employer-sponsored coverage will be considered affordable if the employee’s required contribution for self-only coverage does not exceed: 9.12% […]
Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Are “Buzzing” Around The Workplace. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is a lot more than the newest buzzword in HR. It’s a critical element to success these days. Calls for diverse and inclusive workplaces are now becoming more common in many organizations due to major social changes. According to a 2019 […]
On July 25, 2022, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule that would revise existing regulations for the Section 1557 nondiscrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposed rule is intended to solidify protections against discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity. About the ACA […]
Early open enrollment prep can be an opportunity for retention by putting employee needs first. The job market is still dealing with the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers are taking stock of their circumstances and considering which employment perks matter the most. Specifically, employees are increasingly more concerned about their physical and mental health, […]
Hiring Across State Lines Means Multi-State Compliance These days as an employer, hiring looks different. The world is your oyster, meaning the recruitment pool is nationwide. We are no longer limited by location to find the talent that can help our business to become more successful. However, hiring in a post-pandemic world has many pros […]
As of July 12, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its Technical Assistance Questions and Answers on COVID-19 testing and vaccine in the workplace. Employers now need to show that mandatory COVID-19 testing of employees is job-related and consistent with business necessity, as defined by the ADA. In determining whether a mandatory testing measure meets […]
Employers are seeing an increase in lawsuits from former employees alleging deficient Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) election notices. These lawsuits are generally class actions and can result in significant attorneys’ fee awards for successful ex-employees. Strategies to eliminate this problem can be found here.
Form 5500 Is Due By Aug. 1, 2022 For Calendar Year Plans. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, the IRS and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. previously announced changes to the Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan and Form 5500-SF Short Form Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan, and related instructions, […]
DHS to Propose Permanent Remote Form I-9 Verification Rule The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced it plans to issue a proposed rule that would allow employers to verify employee identity and employment eligibility documentation virtually “in certain circumstances or with respect to certain employers” when completing Form I-9 verification requirements. Virtual verification may […]
Every business and HR pro knows that the competition for top talent is tough. We’ve discovered a strategy that helps the whole employee, mentally and also professionally. We’ve discovered something that will make employees really want to stay long-term. People want to work for companies that are invested in their growth and development as human […]
In its recent spring regulatory agenda, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its plans to issue a proposed overtime rule in October 2022. According to the agency’s regulatory agenda, this proposed rule is expected to address how to implement the exemption of executive, administrative and professional employees from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) […]
While we recognize that COVID case numbers are down, researchers are just now to find out what COVID’s long-term mental health effects will be. Though this is information that will continue to change within our working landscape, employee well-being is more important than ever and we can address some areas right now in the workplace. The following […]
Hiring Remotely Can Solve Major Staffing Problems If You Maintain These Practices For Compliance With labor shortages, quitting and re-hiring issues, is remote hiring the answer? We know that as the landscape continues to change: Almost 60% of employees prefer a hybrid work model, and a third prefer exclusively remote, according to a Gallup study. Nearly […]
For the first time since 2011, the IRS has made a midyear adjustment to the optional mileage rate used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business and other specific purposes. The agency said the change is in recognition of recent gasoline price increases. In Announcement 2022-13, released June 9, 2022, the […]
MyHRScreens Acquires VeriData In An Exciting Blend Of Personal Service, Accuracy And Industry Expertise.
MyHRScreens is proud to announce that we will be growing. VeriData is now a part of MyHRScreens. With this opportunity, we are proud to offer continued excellence for current VeriData clients as well as improvements to all MyHRscreens and VeriData clientele. VeriData has been owned and operated previously by Jeanna Israel, President and CEO, and […]
Discover the rising class action lawsuits against employers for deficient COBRA election notices with penalties up to $110/day.
FBI Fingerprints Aren’t As Accurate As You Think Many industries like healthcare, childcare, finance, and other safety-sensitive positions are required by law to do a fingerprint-based background check. However, you should not ONLY rely on fingerprint background checks. This can give employers a false sense of security because the bulk of the information can often […]
PCORI Fees Due Aug. 1, 2022 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires health insurance issuers and self-insured plan sponsors to pay Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees (PCORI fees). The fees are reported and paid annually using IRS Form 720 (Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return). Issuers and plan sponsors are generally required to pay the PCORI fees annually […]
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released new resources on workers’ rights to leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for mental health conditions. In a press release, the DOL said the publication of the new guidance was in recognition of Mental Health Awareness month. […]
How Do We Solve This Healthcare Shortage With Our Next Hire? Read how your business can avoid more turnover at a time of need. As U.S. hospitals and clinics deal with more patients, both COVID-19 and non-COVID, many are facing staffing shortages. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the ongoing shortage of health workers, leaving health care facilities […]
Employers subject to equal employment opportunity reporting (EEO-1) requirements now have until June 21, 2022 to file their workforce data from 2021. The initial deadline had already been delayed from March 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On May 12, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) each issued new technical assistance documents about how employers’ use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other software tools to make employment decisions may result in unlawful disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). EEOC Guidance The EEOC’s […]
Labor law penalties are rising for employers. The hard truth is that the maximum penalty for federal posting violations has risen to over $38,000 since newly announced increases by the Department of Labor and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have gone into effect – highlighting the seriousness of posting compliance.
Employers Are Responding to Mental Health Concerns Mental health has been a hot topic this year, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past two years, so many people have experienced issues such as burnout, depression, anxiety, and substance addiction. In fact, 40% of U.S. adults said they have struggled with mental health or substance […]
In this episode of MyHRBuzz, we talk about the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) opportunities that are often left behind. It’s not too late to receive these tax credits.
On April 29, 2022, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2022-24 to provide the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2023.
If you did not file your 1094/1095 forms with the IRS or furnish the 1095 forms to your employees, it is important to file and furnish them as soon as possible. Get with an HR Expert to assist you in ACA reporting after the deadline.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a federal tax credit available to employers who hire members of certain targeted groups. Previously scheduled to sunset at the end of 2020, the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 extends the Work Opportunity Tax Credit through the end of 2025.
Learn about a number of preventive solutions that can aid in creating lasting success for HR administrators in long-term or senior care facilities.
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans (21%) say they regularly wear a smartwatch or fitness tracker. Pew Research Center Wearable tech: Pros and Cons For Employers Wearable technology isn’t a new feature. For years, personal gadgets such as smartwatches have been gaining popularity among people who want better insight into their health trends. In fact, wearable […]
When an employee leaves, what do you need to say and do as an employer? There are steps for your organization to consider following a sudden departure.
The Department of Labor’s public education campaign, “Mental Health at Work: What Can I Do?” promotes mental health friendly workplaces with free resources.
In this episode, we talk about background screening in the Senior Living industry. Chris and Kim talk with our guest Suzy Hansmann, Sr. Vice President of Human Resources at Grace Management, Inc. about the importance of using the right process for background checks in the Senior Living industry.
By Training Employees HR Can Lead The Cybersecurity Fight Cyberattacks are a growing concern for employers across the globe but especially for those in the United States. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of reported U.S. data breaches rose 68% between 2020 and 2021, increasing to a record-setting 1,862 incidents. Of these […]
If you are a small business owner with remote workers across multiple states, you have new HR compliance challenges. One is making sure your Employee Handbook is compliant to the state laws your workers are located. Avoid risking expensive penalties with ongoing Employee Handbook Compliance.
Learn How Your Business Website Design Can Become An HR Risk DOJ Guidance on the ADA and Web Accessibility for Businesses and State and Local Governments On March 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance on how public and private entities can ensure that their websites are accessible to individuals with disabilities, […]
An executive order was announced to be signed by President Joe Biden intended to promote pay equity and transparency for the federal workforce and employees of federal contractors. In addition, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new directive clarifying federal contractors’ annual obligation to audit their compensation practices to ensure pay equity.
On Feb. 18, 2022, President Biden announced an extension of the National Emergency concerning COVID-19, stating that it must continue in effect beyond March 1, 2022. This extension impacts deadline relief related to the following employee benefit plan deadlines: HIPAA time frames—The 30-day period (or 60-day period, if applicable) to request special enrollment. COBRA time […]
The ARPA suspended the requirement that taxpayers repay any excess advance payments of the premium tax credit for 2020. Highlights of this article: The IRS’ fact sheet addresses FAQs regarding filing individual tax returns that include premium tax credit issues. The FAQs detail how receiving unemployment compensation in 2020 or 2021 affects household income. The […]
The Internal Revenue Service updated its frequently asked questions (FAQs) on tax credits for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for leave prior to April 1, 2021. Initially, the FFCRA qualified covered employers for dollar-to-dollar tax credits for amounts paid to employees who took leave for qualifying reasons. The credits also covered amounts […]