Are you ready for the ACA Compliance Filing Deadlines?

Are you ready for the ACA Compliance Filing Deadlines? So things are going well. You’ve looked up all the Affordable Care Act Filing tips on the internet. You’ve reviewed the 1094/1095 forms and spoke to your payroll provider. You’re ready to go. But you’ve forgotten the number one challenge of the ACA (Affordable Care Act / Obamacare). This challenge trips up …

Health Care Reform – 2016 Compliance Checklist

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made a number of significant changes to group health plans since the law was enacted over four years ago. Many of these key reforms became effective in 2014 and 2015, including health plan design changes, increased wellness program incentives and the employer shared responsibility penalties. Additional reforms take effect in 2016 for employers sponsoring …

Hold The Mayo…AND The Price Increase!

Hold The Mayo…AND The Price Increase! Restaurant & Hospitality- 2016 Health Care Challenges “We’re going to increase menu prices next year, anywhere from 11-55%. Okay?” How would your clientele respond if you told them, based on the culmination of market shifts and rising operating costs, expect stark menu price increases in January 2017? When they question, “Exactly what prices will you be charging?” …

Rest in Peace 40 Hr Work Week

Rest in Peace 40 Hr Work Week 2016 New Overtime Regulations-The Final Rule You are the owner of a fine dining establishment or a fast food chain. You feel confident all your part and full time employees are correctly classified, right? Maybe NOT. The Department of Labor (DOL) has now raised the overtime salary cap level to $47,476. Example: When …