Employer Mandates U.S. Treasury Pay or Play

Employer Mandates is a term commonly used to describe employer insurance obligations under the Affordable Care Act. Under the Affordable Care Act, employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide... more +
Employer Mandates is a term commonly used to describe employer insurance obligations under the Affordable Care Act. Under the Affordable Care Act, employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide minimum essential insurance coverage to their employees or else pay statutory penalties. The concept of an employer mandate is not unique to the Affordable Care Act; many EU countries have their own versions with different and/or expanded employer obligations.  less -
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Affordable Care Act’s Reporting Requirements And Employer Mandate Postponed Until 2015; New IRS Guidance Released

On July 2 the Obama Administration announced delays of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements, and the requirement that all but the smallest employers...more

ACA "Pay Or Play" Deadline Extension — What It REALLY Means

On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Treasury announced that the Obama Administration is implementing a one-year delay of the employer and insurer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act of 2010 ("ACA"). ...more

Affordable Care Act: What’s Delayed and What’s Not

On July 2, the Department of the Treasury announced a one-year delay in the implementation of certain parts of the Affordable Care Act’s reporting requirements, as well as a delay in the assessment of “pay-or-play” penalties....more

Health Care Reform Update -- July 8, 2013

In This Issue: Leading the News; Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled. Excerpt...more

Obamacare Employment Mandate Deferred For One Year

Under the phase-in of Obamacare, employers with 50 or more full-time employees are obligated to provide medical insurance to employees or face a fine (or as the Supreme Court determined, a “tax”), commencing January 1, 2014....more

Obama Administration Delays Implementation of Key Employer Requirements Under the ACA

On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced that employers and insurers will have an additional year to comply with mandatory reporting requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)....more

Large Employer Reporting Requirements and Penalties Mandated by Affordable Care Act Delayed One Year

The Treasury Department announced on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, that reporting requirements and penalties imposed on large employers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be delayed one year, until January 1, 2015. ...more

Employer Coverage Mandate Delayed Until 2015

While most of us were enjoying the 4th of July holiday, the Obama administration was busy announcing the delay of a key component of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Following complaints about reporting requirements, the...more

Stay Tuned! Employer Mandate Reporting Requirements and Enforcement Delayed; Silence on the Individual Mandate and Exchanges

On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced in its Treasury Notes blog that the Employer Mandate tax payment provisions and reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are being delayed from...more

Employers Given One-Year Extension on ACA Health Coverage

The Obama administration has announced that it will provide an additional year - until 2015 - before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements begin. ...more

Obama Administration Delays ACA's Employer-Coverage Mandate Until 2015

The Obama Administration announced on Tuesday that it is delaying implementing a key component of the Affordable Care Act for a year following complaints from the private sector about reporting requirements. The so-called...more

eBenefits Alert - Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow - Even Though Employer Pay or Play Requirements Are Delayed Until 2015

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, the Obama Administration announced that it will delay the mandatory insurer and employer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015. This transitional relief will make it...more

ACA Employer Reporting Requirements and Shared Responsibility Penalties Postponed Amidst Implementation Concerns

The Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the Department of Treasury (Treasury) released an announcement July 2nd indicating that the Obama Administration has decided to postpone the reporting requirements for employers in...more

Obama Administration to Delay Employer Reporting Requirements and ‘Shared Responsibility’ Payments until 2015

On July 2, 2013, the Obama Administration (“Administration”) announced that it will delay the mandatory reporting requirements for employers and health insurers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”)...more

Key Affordable Care Act Deadline for Employers Extended by One Year

Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that it will allow employers until 2015 before they must either provide health care coverage to employees or pay penalties under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....more

Obama Administration Delays ACA Employer Reporting and Penalties for 2014

In a July 2, 2013, blog posting on the U.S. Department of the Treasury website titled "Continuing to Implement the ACA in a Careful, Thoughtful Manner," the Obama administration announced that it will provide an additional...more

Obama Administration Announces a One-Year Delay in the Enforcement of the Affordable Care Act's Employer Shared Responsibility...

In a surprise announcement posted Tuesday to the White’s House website, the Obama Administration announced a one-year delay (to January 1, 2105) in the enforcement of the employer shared responsibility rules enacted into law...more

HEAL Advisory: Employer Mandate Delayed—Employers Get Welcome Relief from Penalties Until 2015, but Many Questions Remain

In reaction to employers' concerns about the many difficulties posed in efforts to comply with the Employer Mandate provisions of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), the Obama administration ("Administration") announced late...more

Delay of Penalties for Employer Shared Responsibility

July 2, 2013, the U.S. Treasury Department posted a blog announcing its intention to delay – until January 1, 2015 -- the imposition of penalties under the Affordable Care Act for large employers that do not offer health...more

Play or Pay Rules—Compliance Delayed Until 2015

On July 2, 2013, the Obama administration announced through the U.S. Department of the Treasury that the penalties for employers under the “Play or Pay Rules” will not go into effect until 2015....more

Key Obamacare Provisions Delayed Until 2015

Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that it is delaying enforcement of certain parts of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) that were scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014. The enforcement date has been delayed until...more

The White House Blog: Employer Mandate Under The Affordable Care Act Delayed For One Year

On July 2 the White House announced that it is delaying the enforcement of the employer mandate that it provide health care coverage to employees or pay a penalty (the “play or pay” provisions) until 2015....more

Affordable Care Act – Implementation of Employer Reporting Requirements and Pay or Play Penalties Delayed

The Obama Administration announced informally in a Treasury Department blog Tuesday, that it will delay the implementation of the employer and insurer reporting requirements for a year and will not assess penalties under the...more

Treasury Announces Delay in Implementation of ACA Employer and Insurer Reporting Requirements and Employer Shared Responsibility...

Responding to concerns expressed about the complexity of the new employer and insurer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act scheduled to take effect in 2014, the Department of the Treasury informally announced...more

Obama Administration Delays Until 2015 Large Employer Shared Responsibility Requirements, Reporting And Tax Penalties

On July 2, 2013, the Department of Treasury announced a one-year delay in the employer shared responsibility mandate under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) and related information reporting. Complexity Leads to Delayed...more

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