On October 4, 2013, Governor Brown signed into law California Assembly Bill 1412 (Stats. 2013, ch. 546) ("AB 1412"), which provides tax relief to those individual taxpayers affected by the decision in Cutler v. Franchise Tax...more
Following the United States Supreme Court’s recent decision recognizing same-sex marriages [United States v. Windsor, 570 U.S. __, 133 S.Ct. 2675 (2013)], on August 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Ruling...more
Will Employers Face a Surge in Enrollment?
Employers start by asking one big question. Are they currently excluding a significant number of employees to whom they now will need to offer coverage? For many, the answer...more
Your Guide to Understanding the Terms, Meeting the Requirements and Avoiding the Penalties -
NOTE: The following article is the first of a three-part series, “Employer Responsibility for Health Coverage: Are You Ready...more
On December 28, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued proposed regulations providing guidance with respect to employer shared responsibility regarding health coverage under the Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). ...more
On December 21, 2012, the Franchise Tax Board ("FTB") released Notice 2012-03 (the "FTB Notice"), which notice outlines the procedures the FTB will apply in response to the Court of Appeal's recent decision in Cutler v....more