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Election results and the Affordable Care Act – What can employers do now?
Distinguishing employees who are full-time from those who are not takes up a good deal of real estate in final regulations published in the Federal Register on February 12 implementing the Act’s employer shared responsibility...more
Despite the highly publicized announcement that enforcement of the “Pay-or-Play” mandate (which requires businesses to provide health insurance to all full-time employees or face yearly penalties of up to $3,000 per employee)...more
In a move that took many by surprise, the Obama Administration on July 3 announced a one-year delay (to January 1, 2015 from January 1, 2014) in the enforcement of the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and...more
The Affordable Care Act added the so-called “Play or Pay” mandate or “Employer Shared Responsibility” provisions to the Internal Revenue Code (the Code). Starting in 2014, certain employers may be subject to a penalty tax,...more
In early January, the Internal Revenue Service published proposed regulations on “Shared Responsibility for Employers Regarding Health Coverage.” These regulations incorporate the provisions of many previous Notices with...more
On January 2, 2013, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (collectively “IRS") published proposed regulations ("Proposed Regulations") on the Affordable Care Act's employer shared responsibility provisions,...more
The U.S. Treasury Department recently released new guidance to assist employers (generally those with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees) in preparing and planning for the 2014 requirement to offer...more
Proposed regulations issued by the Internal Revenue Service on December 28, 2012 provide some relief to large employers subject to the employer-sponsored coverage mandate under health care reform. The employer mandate is...more
Last Friday, the Department of the Treasury issued proposed regulations on the employer shared responsibility provisions in section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code, under which an employer may be subject to an assessment...more
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