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Help Your Clients Navigate the HR Landscape in 2024: Prioritizing Benefits, Surveys and HCM Technology

13 December, 2023

 Benefits Enrollment Technology (Brokers Guide)

As the countdown to the new year begins, your clients are gearing up to tackle the evolving landscape of human resources, benefits and payroll. Insights we received from our third-annual HR Leaders Report shed light on the top priorities for HR decision-makers in 2024. Unsurprisingly, three key init...

Fixing the Family Glitch, What the Final Rule on Family Affordability Means for Employers

02 October, 2023

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What is the ACA's 'family glitch?' The Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010. It is more commonly known as the “ACA” or its nickname, Obamacare. Among the many provisions of the ACA were the requirements for employers with 50 or more full-time workers o...

FMLA—A Way to Make Clients a Part of the Family

20 September, 2023

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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been celebrated as a way for American workers to take care of their families. However, managing leave events can be confusing for employers—especially as provisions of the law change on both the state and federal levels. As organizations downsize their HR...

EEOC Announces EEO-1 Report Filing Deadline

15 September, 2023

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EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection platform will open on October 31, 2023. Deadline to file the 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 Report is December 5, 2023. 2022 Instruction Booklet is available Who Must File the EEO-1 Annual Report? Private employers subject to Title VII with 100 or more employees &a...

Tactics to Build Your Book of Business (And How the Right Partner Can Help)

20 July, 2023

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Today’s climate makes business a challenge for brokers. To scale or grow, it’s essential to build your book of business. But where do you start and how do you do it? Well, it’s no secret that building up your client base takes effort. It requires skill and an understanding of the market. According t...

Finalized Rule on Required Electronic Filing Threshold

07 March, 2023

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The IRS released their final rule on electronic filing requirements for specified returns. This impacts a number of returns filed to the IRS including forms related to Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting, specifically 1094 and 1095-B and 1095-C.    Key Takeaways It reduces the electroni...

Top Areas Brokers Should Focus on in 2023

16 February, 2023

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Compliance can be complex and ensuring that your clients are adhering to the requirements can be challenging. It can be especially difficult to know what areas to focus on when you have clients with varying needs. Understanding the most important parts of compliance all around can benefit both you a...

Washington DC Parking Cashout Law: New Requirements

13 January, 2023

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Washington DC has an established transit benefit requirement which encourages workers to take public transportation, rideshare or use greener means of transportation. Organizations with 20 or more employees working in the District of Columbia are required to offer employees one (or more) of the foll...

ACA Form Deadlines for 2023

12 December, 2022

Distribution date of 1095B/C to employees is automatically extended In early 2021, all signs pointed to no deadline extensions from the IRS for ACA 1094/1095 Reporting. However, in 2022 the IRS made a reversal in their original position, and issued a proposed rule for a permanent, automatic extensio...

Broker Compensation Disclosures

27 January, 2022

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For decades there have been distinct differences between retirement plans and health and welfare plans when it comes to ERISA compliance. With the recent Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) disclosure requirements are now more in alignment. As with any amendment, there are lots of questions...

ACA Form Deadlines for 2022

16 December, 2021

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The holiday gifts arrive early for employers required to file and furnish 1094/1095 ACA Reporting forms. In early 2021, all signs pointed to no deadline extensions from the IRS for ACA 1094/1095 Reporting in 2022. The IRS just recently made a reversal in their original position, and issued a propose...