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  • Get Ready! More IRS Letter 226J ACA Penalty Notices Are on the Way [UPDATE]

    Get Ready! More IRS Letter 226J ACA Penalty Notices Are on the Way [UPDATE]

    3 minute read: IRS staff is expected to start issuing Affordable Care Act penalty notices for the 2017 tax year this month. This comes on the heels of a final

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  • ACA Compliance Still Confusing to Employers

    ACA Compliance Still Confusing to Employers

    5 minute read: Employers are still confused with how to comply with the Affordable Care Act, and continue to hide their heads in the sand about the real risk of

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  • ACA Measurement Methods Are Critical for Avoiding IRS Penalties

    ACA Measurement Methods Are Critical for Avoiding IRS Penalties

    3 minute read: If you or someone you know has been hit with IRS Letter 226J, you know that it is no laughing matter. The IRS is issuing these ACA

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  • IRS Affordability Safe Harbors Help Avoid ACA Penalties

    IRS Affordability Safe Harbors Help Avoid ACA Penalties

    4 minute read: How exactly do employers prove to the IRS that the healthcare plans they are offering to their workforce are affordable under the Affordable Care Act? It’s an

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  • The Signs Were There for IRS’s ACA Enforcement

    The Signs Were There for IRS’s ACA Enforcement

    5 minute read: One of the more complex sections of the Affordable Care Act is the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions, also referred to as the ACA Employer Mandate. Under the

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  • Data Quality Management Is Key to ACA Compliance

    Data Quality Management Is Key to ACA Compliance

    5 minute read:  Many of the challenges posed by the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate are inherently data problems. Data quality management is not just an issue for larger employers.

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  • Reduce IRS Penalty Risk With Monthly ACA Compliance

    Reduce IRS Penalty Risk With Monthly ACA Compliance

    3 minute read: At this point, if your organization has achieved success in complying with the Affordable Care Act, you understand that it’s no simple undertaking. Chances are, your organization

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  • More Suggestions on Responding to IRS Letter 226J [UPDATE]

    More Suggestions on Responding to IRS Letter 226J [UPDATE]

    3 minute read: The IRS has issued more than $4.5 billion in penalties to employers that failed to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate for the 2015 tax

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  • Submit ACA Corrections Now to Avoid IRS Penalties

    Submit ACA Corrections Now to Avoid IRS Penalties

    4 minute read: The deadline to electronically file ACA forms 1094-C and 1095-C for the 2018 tax year was April 1. Did your organization make it? If it did, were all

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  • These Industries Are at Risk for ACA Penalties from the IRS

    These Industries Are at Risk for ACA Penalties from the IRS

    3 minute read: The home health care, staffing, restaurant and construction industries are under fire from the IRS for failing to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Companies within these

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  • Avoid These ACA Filing Errors to Prevent Getting IRS Letter 226J Year After Year

    Avoid These ACA Filing Errors to Prevent Getting IRS Letter 226J Year After Year

    5 minute read: They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. We’ve seen many employers repeatedly make the same mistakes in their annual ACA

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  • ACA Reporting Requirements [UPDATE]

    ACA Reporting Requirements [UPDATE]

    7 minute read: It’s always interesting to look back and see how regulation develops. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is no exception. I wrote a five-part series about the ACA

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  • Is Maryland the Next State to Approve an Individual Mandate?

    Is Maryland the Next State to Approve an Individual Mandate?

    3 minute read: Maryland is getting closer to a state-wide version of an individual mandate that will encourage state residents to purchase health insurance. A bill in the Maryland legislature,

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  • Hey Accountants, the IRS is Coming for Your Clients

    Hey Accountants, the IRS is Coming for Your Clients

    3 minute read: Originally published on March 6, 2018, in Accounting Today. Lost amid the confusion of the federal government shutdown this year was a new set of penalties the

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  • Having Responded to IRS Letter 226J to Prove ACA Compliance, Now Meet IRS Letter 227 [UPDATE]

    Having Responded to IRS Letter 226J to Prove ACA Compliance, Now Meet IRS Letter 227 [UPDATE]

    2 minute read: Your organization has received a Letter 226J tax notice because the IRS says it did not comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the basis of

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  • Deadline to Furnish ACA Form 1095-C is Today

    Deadline to Furnish ACA Form 1095-C is Today

    2 minute read: Will you make it? The deadline for employers to distribute 1095-C forms to their full-time workforce is today, March 4. This deadline applies to employers with 50

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  • Trump Tries to Change the ACA, But Not The Employer Mandate [UPDATE]

    Trump Tries to Change the ACA, But Not The Employer Mandate [UPDATE]

    3 minute read:  President Trump announced his intent to make administrative changes to the Affordable Care Act in 2017 as part of this executive order, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition

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  • The IRS’s 1095 Forms for ACA Explained

    The IRS’s 1095 Forms for ACA Explained

    3 minute read: A number of changes were introduced to the health insurance marketplace with the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. From different reporting forms and instructions

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  • Get to Know the ACA’s Rule of Parity

    Get to Know the ACA’s Rule of Parity

    3 minute read: Without the proper tools or subject matter expertise, tackling the responsibilities of the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate on your own can be overwhelming. This is especially

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  • Mark These 2019 Dates for 2018 ACA Reporting [UPDATE]

    Mark These 2019 Dates for 2018 ACA Reporting [UPDATE]

    5 minute read: Every year, the IRS requires employers to submit important ACA information to the agency and their employees. Here are some important dates to keep in mind for

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