Coming in 2013: Additional Medicare Tax for High Earners

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 8:30:00 AM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Questions and Answers for the Additional Medicare Tax which goes into effect in 2013 as part of Health Care Reform. The Additional Medicare Tax applies to individuals' wages, other compensation, and self-employment income over certain thresholds.

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New Health FSA Limits in 2013

Posted on Jul 3, 2012 8:30:00 AM

Recent IRS guidance provides information on the new rules under Health Care Reform that limit the amount of salary reduction contributions to a health flexible spending arrangement (FSA) to $2,500 annually (adjusted for inflation) beginning in 2013.

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform Law

Posted on Jun 29, 2012 8:30:00 AM

After months of anticipation and speculation, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the key provisions of Health Care Reform, with an exception related to state funding and the expansion of Medicaid. 

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Small Employers Encouraged to Check Out Health Care Reform Tax Credit

Posted on Mar 20, 2012 8:30:00 AM

With business tax-filing deadlines fast approaching, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is encouraging small employers that provide health insurance coverage to their employees to check out the small business health care tax credit and then claim it if they qualify.

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New Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) Requirements—5 Q&As for Employers

Posted on Mar 19, 2012 10:00:00 AM

Final rules have been issued relating to the requirement under Health Care Reform that group health plans provide participants and beneficiaries a summary of benefits and coverage (SBC) and related notices. The final rules include a 6-month delay in the effective date for compliance (originally set for March 23, 2012), and make changes to a number of requirements proposed in earlier regulations. 

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2012 Health Care Reform Compliance Checklist--Free Download

Posted on Feb 3, 2012 8:30:00 AM

A New Year means new requirements for employers and group health plans under Health Care Reform, and HR360's '2012 Health Care Reform Compliance Checklist' (available for download at the link below) is an easy way to review the key changes and requirements that could impact your company this year.

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Health Care Reform: What to Expect in 2012

Posted on Jan 16, 2012 8:30:00 AM

It's a brand new year for Health Care Reform and the changes keep on coming. While many parts of the law scheduled to become effective in 2012 center around health care providers and Medicare, a handful of new requirements will keep employer groups busy as well.

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HR Over Coffee

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 1:42:00 PM

HR Over Coffee Highlights—January Edition

  • Give your poster wall a thorough check-up
  • Review your employee benefit plan
  • Stay on top of notice requirements
  • Review and update your job descriptions
  • Classify your workers properly
  • Timing for compliance with new Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) requirement
  • Payroll tax cut temporarily extended into 2012
  • 2012 standard mileage rates

 

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HR Over Coffee Webcast

Posted on Dec 19, 2011 5:20:00 PM

HR Over Coffee Highlights—12.6.2011

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Top 5 Health Care Reform Notices

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 8:30:00 AM

Is your company struggling to keep up with all of the new notices required by the health care reform law? HR360's 'Top 5 Health Care Reform Notices' is a convenient, all-in-one compliance tool that can help clear up the confusion. Simply click on the link below to download your free copy.

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