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5 IRS Tips on Individual Shared Responsibility Payments - February 9, 2016

Exemptions, Making the Payment, & More The Affordable Care Act’s individual shared responsibility provision (also called the individual mandate) requires every individual to have minimum essential health coverage (MEC) for each month, qualify for an exemption, or make a payment read more…

 

New Law Provides Two-Year Delay of Cadillac Tax - February 9, 2016

Moratorium Also Imposed on Medical Device Excise Tax President Obama recently signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016, which (among other things) provides a two-year delay of the Affordable Care Act’s excise tax on high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage (commonly referred read more…

 

Updated IRS Questions and Answers on ACA Information Reporting by Employers and Health Coverage Providers - February 9, 2016

New Q&As Address How Extended Reporting Deadlines Affect Penalties The IRS has added new Q&As to its existing webpages for self-insuring employers and other providers of minimum essential health coverage, as well as for applicable large employers (generally those with read more…

 

Reporting Deadlines Extended - February 9, 2016

Transition Relief Provided for Employers and Other Coverage Providers IRS Notice 2016-4 extends the due dates, both furnishing to individuals and filing with the IRS, for the 2015 ACA information reporting requirements that apply to self-insuring employers (and other providers read more…

 

Pay or Play, Information Reporting, SHOP, and more - February 9, 2016

Pay or Play, Information Reporting, SHOP, and More Some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) only affect companies that are considered “applicable large employers” (ALEs). ALEs are generally those with 50 or more full-time employees, including full-time read more…

 

Certain ACA Tax Provisions Apply Only to Applicable Large Employers - February 9, 2016

Certain ACA Tax Provisions Apply Only to Applicable Large Employers Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the size and structure of an employer’s workforce—small or large—help determine which parts of the law apply to the organization. A company’s size is read more…

 

Special ACA Update from Catalyst Benefits Group, LLC - April 4, 2013

***The Obama administration announced Monday that it will delay — until 2015 — offering a choice of plans within health insurance marketplace/exchanges specifically for small businesses (2-49 employees).*** In the states where the federal government is supposed to run the read more…

 

Health Reform Weekly with Catalyst Benefits Group, LLC. - March 26, 2013

As the Affordable Care Act (ACA) brings about changes to health insurance coverage, Catalyst Benefits Group, LLC (CBG) is committed to sharing this important information with you. As the 2014 deadline approaches for states to have formed their exchanges, 26 read more…

 

Catalyst Benefits Group, LLC Announcement - March 25, 2013

To our valued clients: First of all, thank you so much for being an important part of our success here at Catalyst Benefits Group. The reason for the email is to inform you of some exciting news here at CBG read more…

 

Health Reform Weekly with Catalyst Benefits Group, LLC. - March 11, 2013

URGENT: Please expect some flexibility, postponing of deadlines and delay of penalties with the Affordable Care Act. The first delay is for Employers to distribute notices to their employees regarding exchanges. It was scheduled for a deadline of March 1, read more…