Employers Face Increased ACA Reporting Penalties

Employers Face Increased Penalties for Failure to Comply with ACA Reporting Requirements On June 29, 2015, just four days after the Supreme Court’s ruling in the King v. Burwell case that proved the Affordable Care Act is here to stay, President Obama signed the Trade Preference Extension Act of 2015 (Trade Act) into law. The [Read More…]

WOTC Legislation: Call to Action

The legislative authority of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) expired on January 1, 2015.  The program is currently in a hiatus period and requires reauthorization by act of Congress.  The Extender’s Coalition, a bi-partisan legislative advocacy organization, has prepared an electronic letter imploring members of Congress to pass a “tax extender bill” – including a [Read More…]

UI Integrity Technology Symposium- WINNING THE BATTLE AGAINST IMPROPER PAYMENTS

If you will be attending the UI Integrity Technology Symposium in Washington, D.C., stop by our concurrent workshop to gain more insight on how to improve your program integrity and reduce improper payments through partnering and data sharing. When: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015- 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Where: CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS- Concord /Lexington- Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill [Read More…]

Webinar: I-9 Compliance Alert – E-Verify Deadline Is Looming

The deadline for reauthorization of E-Verify® is looming. Congress must pass the needed legislation by the Sep. 30 deadline. If no law is passed, what might happen after Sep. 30 for employers who use E-Verify? Based on the attendees at a recent webinar addressing this topic, there’s considerable confusion. We asked the attendees – over 500 [Read More…]

Webinar: Driving Higher Deposits through Affluent & Mass Affluent Households

Webinar:  Driving Higher Deposits through Affluent & Mass Affluent Households September 17, 2015 2:00 Eastern Register Now Register for free with the discount code Equifax917 About the Webinar Since the Great Recession, total U.S. invested assets have grown considerably, up 66% percent between December 2008 and December 2014. Two key groups, the Affluent and Mass [Read More…]

Identity Discovery: The Global Identity Summit

The key to success in discovery of an identity is understanding how disparate data elements combine to form a conclusive identity. A remote (online or mobile) application for access or services could be from the true person or a stolen or fictitious identity. Good identity verification uses a broad range of data elements to verify the [Read More…]

Huge Milestone Achieved with Managing the ACA

We are proud to announce that Equifax has achieved a huge milestone on our journey to help employers comply with the Affordable Care Act. Our award-winning ACA Management Platform is now responsible for managing ACA compliance for over 14 million employees. That’s right – 14 million employees! … and we’re even more proud of our [Read More…]

Are You Prepared To Handle New Obamacare Reporting Requirements? Article featured by TLNT

In an article recently published by TLNT, Equifax’s Kristin Lewis discusses the reporting requirements associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how the Supreme Court’s decision in the King v. Burwell case will impact employers. Titled “Are You Ready To Handle New Obamacare Reporting Requirements?”, the article explains that the ruling means business as [Read More…]

How To Incorporate Financial Data For Better Ad Targeting

The rise of data-driven marketing has brands increasingly looking for insights that allow them to better target their most likely customers and eliminate any potential media waste. But with so many resources at their fingertips, marketers are still learning how best to combine different kinds of data assets. In fact, they’re often either not using [Read More…]

New Hire Notifications and Other State Requirements: Understanding the Compliance Management Challenge

A leading labor attorney spoke at a recent webinar about the fast-growing number of new hire reporting and notification requirements states are imposing on employers. Chad Richter, a Partner with Jackson Lewis, told an audience of HR professionals about best practices to use in addressing the compliance management challenge: managing the process of monitoring, interpreting and [Read More…]