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…]

Reaching For Retail Nirvana – Better Leverage Segmentation Data To Help Identify and Engage Your Valuable Shoppers

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A major objective for any retailer is to better understand customer wants and needs, and then deliver effective offers and experiences across all channels. However, many organizations are stuck with siloed departmental systems and data, making better customer engagement a challenge. Join us for a complimentary webinar with Retail TouchPoints: Reaching for Retail Nirvana – [Read More…]

Challenged with combating fake paystubs?

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The challenge of combatting fake paystubs has become an increasing reality for lenders – more so for some than others, depending on the type of lending. Recently, an investigative reporter, Aaron Diamant with WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta, went undercover to see just how easily he could get his hands on fake paystubs [Read More…]

Graduate Outcome Metrics at APSCU 2015

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Join Equifax Verification Services in Denver at APSCU 2015 where we will be highlighting our latest insights solutions that equip educational institutions with the data and analytics required to assess programmatic outcomes and inform key stakeholders on key performance metrics. Stop by Booth #337 to learn more and register to win an Apple Watch! Equifax [Read More…]

Educational Institutions Concerned – New GE Rule and Verifications

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Attendees at a recent webinar discussing the Department of Education’s new “Gainful Employment (GE)” rules expressed concern and apprehension over the new set of GE rules expected to take effect as of July 1st 2015, and the need they create for employment verifications. The majority of attendees indicted that they lack the data they need [Read More…]

Lenders Beware: HOAs Pack a Punch in Foreclosures

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Walk into almost any homeowners’ association (HOA) meeting, listen to the discussions about unleashed dogs and roof repairs, and you might think the organization is of little consequence to anyone outside the neighborhood. But you’d be wrong. The seemingly lowly HOA wields a great deal of power — and banks and mortgage servicers must be [Read More…]

Autotrader’s Car Buyer of the Future Study

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Autotrader’s Car Buyer of the Future Study looked at the current shopping, buying and ownership process and asked more than 4,000 consumers about their ideal process. The study was a multi-stage approach with both qualitative and quantitative research. The study identified key areas where consumer demand is influencing rapid change, as well as important insights [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…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Worker Misclassification

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Background The courts and other governmental authorities [including the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), and state workforce agencies (“SWAs”)] have addressed the issue of worker misclassification for decades.  These government authorities believe that when a worker is considered an employee, and not an independent contractor (“IC”), workforce compliance and the [Read More…]