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Managing the ACA – Workforce Trends by Industry

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What do your industry’s trends say about how you should manage the Affordable Care Act? Did you know that 65% of employees in the U.S. are hourly? Are you aware that, based on the average pay rate for hourly workers, the maximum monthly premium for healthcare to be considered “affordable” under the Affordable Care Act [Read More…]

A Deep Dive into ACA IRS Reporting with Intuit and Equifax

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A Deep Dive into ACA IRS Reporting with Intuit and Equifax Form 1095 for the Affordable Care Act is often called the “W-2 of benefits”. However, the stakes are much higher when it comes to reporting under ACA because this information will determine the penalties that you and your employees could face for failing to [Read More…]

Decoding ACA: IRS Reporting and Subsidy Management

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Decoding ACA: IRS Reporting and Subsidy Management Webinar: Tuesday | April 21 | 2:00 PM EDT IRS reporting forms 1094 and 1095 for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been finalized and coding the forms can be especially complex when taking into consideration new concepts such as limited non-assessment periods, affordability safe harbors, and varying [Read More…]

The Argus-Equifax Approach: Acquiring Profitable Checking Accounts Through Advanced Targeting

Hitting the Mark on Profitable Checking Account Acquisitions

Mass marketing approaches are no longer likely to result in acquiring profitable checking accounts; however, data-driven targeting can help.

IRS Releases Final 1094-C and 1095-C Forms and Instructions

ACA Compliance

On February 9, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the final Forms 1094-C and 1095-C that are required to comply with section 6055 and 6056 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Employers that are subject to the employer shared responsibility provisions under section 4980H, generally Applicable Large Employer (ALE) Members (those with 100 or [Read More…]

Expect Increasing Demand for Data in Mortgage Lending

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Austin Kilgore, managing editor for National Mortgage News and Mortgage Technology, released a series of stories at the end of last year previewing the biggest trends in 2015 for mortgage. In his article, “2015 Technology Outlook:  Data, Data and More Data”, Kilgore discusses the ongoing push for more robust loan data in 2015 as market participants [Read More…]

Obama’s Budget Proposal Calls for Strict Enforcement of ACA Penalties for Employers

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President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget proposal, released on February 2, 2015 by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), includes a specific provision where the IRS will ramp up enforcement efforts to “address noncompliance” including oversight of various fees, tax credits and the individual and employer responsibility provisions of the Affordable [Read More…]

Latest HMDA Data Suggests 3 New Trends in the Mortgage Industry

Recently released 2013 HMDA data suggests 3 new trends in the market.

The latest HMDA data is out. Read on to find on what important trends are appearing in the mortgage industry.

Improving B2B Marketing by Leveraging Advanced Analytics: Identifying Prospects and Maximizing ROI

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In part 2 of this series on B2B marketing, we identify the additional steps you should take when using advanced analytics to maximize your campaigns.

2014 Housing Market Trends Leave Lenders with Mixed Signals

The future of the housing market looks a bit uncertain

As we approach the end of 2014, a few housing market trends are appearing. Read on to find out what’s going on and how to prepare yourself.