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IRS Extends Deadline for Furnishing Form 1095-C to Employees, Extends Good-Faith Transition Relief for the Final Time

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released Notice 2020-76, which extends the deadline for furnishing 2020 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals from January 31, 2021 to March 2, 2021.  The Notice also provides penalty relief for good-faith reporting errors … Continue reading

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President Trump Issues Executive Orders Intending to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs

On July 24, 2020, President Trump issued several Executive Orders intending to lower prescription drug costs by (1) modifying anti-kickback laws to lower drug prices, (2) reducing trade barriers to increase importation of drugs and lower prices, and (3) improving … Continue reading

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Client Alert – U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Final Rules Allowing Employer-Sponsored Health Plans to Decline to Cover Contraceptives Due to Moral or Religious Objections

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Final Rules Allowing Employer-Sponsored Health Plans to Decline to Cover Contraceptives Due to Moral or Religious Objections On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Final Rules issued by the Department of Health … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation

Mar 05, 2020 By Chris Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM, LPCS, AAI, APA, CWCA, CRIS, AINS  Executive Director, IIABA’s Virtual University A pandemic is defined as, an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

Introduction This interim guidance is based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. CDC is working … Continue reading

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Congress Repeals UBIT on Non-Profits with Transit Plans

Congress Repeals Unrelated Business Income Tax for Tax-Exempt Entities Offering Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits As part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (the “Act”), Congress repealed Section 512(a)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”). This Code … Continue reading

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2020 Plan Limitations!

401(k)/403(b)/457 Salary Deferrals: For participants under age 50 by 12/31/2020 – $19,500 For participants over age 50 by 12/31/2020 – $26,000 Maximum Annual Defined Contribution Plan Limit: For participants under age 50 by 12/31/2020 – $57,000 For participants over age … Continue reading

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IRS Confirms ACA Pay or Play Penalties Still Apply

Overview The IRS Office of Chief Counsel recently released an information letter regarding the employer shared responsibility (pay or play) penalties under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This information letter confirms that the pay or play penalties continue to apply … Continue reading

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