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ACA’s Individual Mandate Penalty “Sharply Increases” In 2016.

National Journal  (11/6, Subscription Publication) reports that the ACA’s penalty for going without health coverage “sharply increases” in 2016 to “$695 per adult and $347.50 per child, or 2.5 percent of a household’s income—whichever is higher.” Whether it spurs people … Continue reading

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ACA Compliance Deadline, Penalties for Noncompliance, and Transitional Relief for Smaller Employers

The Affordable Care Act is the law of the land – and employers have a lot of work to do to ensure they are in compliance with the employer mandate and other aspects of the sweeping health insurance reform law. … Continue reading

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What Taxpayers Need to Know about Reporting Health Coverage on Tax Forms

What Taxpayers Need to Know about Reporting Health Coverage on Tax Forms While many people know there is a fee incurred by people who do not have health insurance, they do not understand how the Internal Revenue Service knows if … Continue reading

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Buy Your Own Health Insurance – Get a Tax Break

  The government wants you to have health insurance. So much so that it will actually penalize you if you go without health insurance – by as much as 2 percent of your household income in 2015, or $325 per … Continue reading

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Insurance Agents vs. Payroll Providers – Who Do You Want to Call When Your Business is On The Line?

For many years, insurance agents and brokers have worked side-by-side with payroll service providers, cooperating and combining their separate skill sets for the benefit of their small business clients. In recent years, as competition tightened across the board, we have … Continue reading

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Top 10 Health Services Commonly Excluded from Plans

The new Affordable Care Act law does not mean everything will change. Experts say many services that were excluded prior to the law remain unchanged. They examined over 3,000 health plans in 2014 to see which services were the most … Continue reading

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« The Worst Study Ever? Commentary Magazine

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Pay or Play

The IRS has issued long awaited regulations proving additional guidance for employers on the employer shared responsibility mandate (“Pay or Play”) of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA” or “Health Care Reform”). By way of background, the Pay or Play mandate … Continue reading

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Obamacare Tax

One of the many taxes this bill brings forth will be a tax on HMO plans of 3.5%. Starting on the February renewal cycle, there will be a 3.5% excise tax on carriers. Insurance carriers will bear the cost of … Continue reading

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