Compliance Corner 8/28/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

Treasury, DOL and HHS Publish FAQ Regarding Proposed Transparency Reporting

IRS Publishes Draft Guidance on Substitute Forms under IRC Sections 6055 and 6056

IRS Regulations Eliminate Automatic 30-day Extensions for Forms W-2, 1094 and 1095

IRS Publishes Draft 2015 Form 8955-SSA

 

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Compliance Corner 8/13/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

IRS Provides Possible Approaches and Requests Comments on Cadillac Tax in IRS Notice 2015-52

HR 3236 Affects Employer Mandate Application, HSA Eligibility and Form 5500 Filing

IRS Releases 2015 Drafts of Reporting Instructions, Revised Forms 1095-B and 1095-C

CMS Issues Fact Sheet and FAQs Related to State Innovation Waivers

IRS Publishes PPACA Summary Chart for Employers

IRS Issues Updated Draft of Publications 5164

FASB Issues Guidance Relating to Accounting Standards for Employee Benefit Plans

IRS Publishes Employee Plans News Issue No. 2015-9

August Lifestyle & Wellness Newsletter

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Compliance Corner 7/29/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

IRS Publishes Q&As on PCOR Fee

DOL Releases FAB 2015-02 on the Selectiion and Monitoring of Annuities in DC Plans

DOL Issues Guidance on Employee/Independent Contractor Misclassification

 

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IRS Publishes Q&As on PCOR Fee

On July 10, 2015, the IRS issued a set of new questions and answers (Q&As) providing additional guidance on the PCOR fee.

Compliance Corner 7/15/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

Women's Preventive Services Final Regulations Issued

IRS Notice 2015-43 Provides Interim Guidance on Expatriate Plans

Trade Legislation Increases PPACA Reporting Penalties

Health Coverage Tax Credit Restored

FAQ

Final Reminder: PCOR Fee, Form 720 Filing Due July 31

Final Reminder: Form 5500 Filing Deadline for Calendar Year Plans is July 31

 

HEALTH CARE REFORM

 

Compliance Corner 7/1/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Premium Tax Credits Are Available for Individuals Participating in Federally Facilitated Exchanges

IRS Releases 2015 Draft Versions of 6055 and 6056 Informational Reporting Forms

CMS Issues Instructions on How to Elect Federal External Review Process

IRS Releases Resources Regarding AIR Program

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Same-sex Marriage Bans Unconstitutional

IRS Publishes Employee Plans News Issue No. 2015-7

FAQ

PCOR Fee, Form 720 Filing Due July 31

Reminder: Form 5500 Filing Deadline for Calendar-year Plans is July 31

July Lifestyle & Wellness Newsletter

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Compliance Alert 6/24/15

 

Draft 2015 IRS for Large Employer and Minimum Essential Coverage Reporting Now Available

On June 17, 2015 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) posted draft forms for 2015 reporting, due in January, 2016. The forms will be used to report health insurance coverage offered by applicable large employers, and minimum essential coverage (MEC) provided by insurers and employers of self-insured plans. The IRS has posted the draft forms without instructions. The 2015 draft Forms are posted at IRS.gov/draftforms as information only. Final forms will be posted for actual filing at a later date.

Compliance Corner 6/17/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

Departments Issue Final Regulations on SBC and Uniform Glossary

HHS Seeks Public Comments on HPID

IRS Offers Delinquent Filer Relief to Certain One-participant and Foreign Plans

IRS Publishes Employee Plans News Issue No. 2015-6

Penalty Relief for Small Employer Payment Plans Ends June 30

PCOR Fee, Form 720 Filing Due July 31

 

HEALTH CARE REFORM

 

Compliance Corner 6/3/15 Edition

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In this Issue:

IRS Publishes FAQs on PPACA Reporting

Agencies Publish FAQs on Cost Sharing and Provider Nondiscrimination

U.S. Supreme Court: Monitoring Plan Investments is an Ongoing Fiduciary Duty

DOL Issues Revised FMLA Certification Forms

 

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IRS Publishes FAQs on PPACA Reporting

On May 19, 2015, the IRS issued a set of revised and new FAQs providing additional guidance on employer compliance with PPACA reporting requirements under IRC Sections 6055 and 6056.