Employer Based Retirement Plans Overhaul Likely, Pending House Approval
On May 5, the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021.
Employers Offer Vaccine Incentives Under New EOCC Guidelines
There are two options for employers based on who administers the vaccine.
Broker Compensation Disclosure Insights
A few words about the new broker compensation disclosure law that we published on February 5, 2021.
Broker Compensation Transparency Guidance
While we still await further guidance as to how this will be implemented and additional details as to definitions, dates, and the entities the guidance applies to, we wanted to briefly recap what we already know.
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EBSA Issues Guidance on Outbreak Period Timeline Extensions
On Friday, February 26, The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), issued Relief Notice 2021-01.
IRS Issues Updated Form 8894
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued an updated Form 8994, which is used by employers to determine the tax credit for providing paid family and medical leave.
Pediatric Dental Insurance
Pediatric dental insurance is one of the ACA’s 10 essential benefits that must be included in all marketplace plans.
New Guidance on NQTL Under the MHPAEA
The recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) provides guidance and imposes additional reporting and compliance obligations on group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide mental health and/or substance use disorder benefits.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act Introduces Broker Compensation Transparency
The recent passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) introduced new regulations concerning broker compensation transparency.
Employer Mandate Reporting Penalties for 2021
The IRS has started to issue penalties to employers that failed to comply with the ACA’s Employer Mandate for the last several tax years. Employers should note that the penalties have increased for failing to comply in the 2021 tax year.
IRS Issues Instructions for 2020 Reporting Forms
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued further instructions for 2020 reporting forms 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B, and 1095-C.