New IRS Guidance Extends ACA Reporting Deadlines

On December 28, 2015 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the due dates for the 2015 information reporting requirements for insurers, self-insuring employers, and certain providers for minimal essential coverage under section 6055 of the Internal Revenue Code and the information reporting requirements for applicable large employers under 6056 of the code. This 2-month extension [Read More…]

Resources to Help Employees Navigate the Form 1095

  Because this is the first year that many employees will receive a 1095-C as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is important to provide education about the new tax form. Equifax has created a guide full of resources to help employers prepare employees for the 1095 and answer some of their most [Read More…]

Best Practices for Navigating ACA Reporting

ACA Webinar Series:  Best Practices for Navigating ACA Reporting Prepare.  Communicate. File. With Affordable Care Act reporting deadlines looming, many employers are not only scrambling to prepare IRS Forms 1094 and 1095, but also to educate employees about the new tax forms they’ll receive for the 2015 tax year on or before March 31. Because [Read More…]

ACA Compliance Update-CMS Releases Subsidy Appeal Form and Instructions

Previously, there was a general expectation that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would issue ACA notices to employers to address the backlog of advance premium tax credits, or subsidies, awarded to employees dating back to the beginning of 2015. Employers would then have an opportunity to appeal the awarded subsides, potentially averting [Read More…]

Reps Blum and Aguilar Support Renewal of Tax Extenders

In a duo of Dear Colleague letters published today, Representatives Rod Blum (R-IA) and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) have implored both their colleagues in the House of Representatives and their leadership to address the expired and expiring tax provisions in the overall tax extender group – including WOTC. In their letters, the congressmen take note that last year’s [Read More…]

ACA Questions and Answers from HR Tech Conference

Equifax sent a group of compliance, technology and benefits experts to the HR Tech Conference in Las Vegas. One area continuing to cause confusion and headaches for HR professionals is understanding and complying with ACA employer mandates. To help HR teams navigate these challenges, Equifax’s own Kristin Lewis, Product Management Director, sat down with partner [Read More…]

Streamlining Hiring, Compliance and Mobility Solutions at HR Technology Conference

Some themes that emerged during the 2015 HR Technology Conference, which just wrapped up its annual meetup, included streamlining the hiring process and catering to a more mobile workforce while remaining in alignment with evolving HR compliance standards. Equifax Workforce Solutions was on hand with our team to showcase our advancements in the industry and [Read More…]

Benefit Management Technology Transformation

On November 9, 2016, Workforce magazine will host its first annual Workforce Focus on Benefits Conference in Boston – and Equifax is thrilled to be a huge part of the inaugural event!  Just as the theme “The Technology Transformation” suggests, Workforce Focus will explore how employee benefit management is being transformed by technology. As employers [Read More…]

Driving Innovation and Compliance to Las Vegas!

There is no better place to learn about the cutting-edge advancements in HR technology than at the 18th Annual HR Technology Conference and Expo. Today organizations are faced with more rigorous governmental regulations than ever before.  So adopting technological solutions to help ensure compliance is an absolute must. In less than two weeks, thousands of [Read More…]

I-9 Anywhere Named a Top HR Product of 2015 by HRE

I-9 Anywhere has been named a Top HR Product of 2015 by Human Resource Executive. I-9 Anywhere is a trans-formative solution that helps employers streamline their I-9 process around their increasingly dispersed workforce by offering flexibility in program design and advanced mobile support, helping to improve compliance through an accurate and secure workflow. The Human Resource Executive ‘Top [Read More…]