Equifax Acquires Barnett Associates and Verify Job System

Equifax is pleased to announce that Barnett Associates and Verify Job System (VJS) are now Equifax companies!  We warmly welcome our new employees and clients to the Equifax organization and look forward to partnering with them. Equifax, Barnett and VJS are aligned in passion for delivering solutions that elevate how organizations advance their crucial workforce [Read More…]

ACA Subsidy Appeals and Employee Communication: An Employer’s Perspective

ACA Subsidy Appeals and Employee Communication: An Employer’s Perspective Complimentary Webinar: September 8, 2016 2:00 PM ET Hosted by Employee Benefit News Register By now you are probably aware that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun sending Marketplace subsidy notices. You may even have a good idea of how the notification [Read More…]

New and Notable: 2016 Draft Instructions for ACA Forms

Recently, the Internal Revenue Service released the much-anticipated draft instructions for Affordable Care Act Forms 1094-C and 1095-C.While changes to ACA forms and filing requirements can be difficult to follow, we’re here to help. Our team of ACA experts has reviewed these documents to deliver a brief overview of what’s new and notable. Here’s what [Read More…]

Equifax Partners with iCIMS: Recruiting to Onboarding Integration

Hiring managers are facing greater pressure to manage increases in government regulations and the resulting complex onboarding process, including state notifications, Form I-9, and WOTC Screening.  An applicant tracking system (ATS) that is not integrated to a compliance solution leads to: Disjointed and inefficient recruiter workflow Process inefficiencies and additional workload Potentially costly errors Security [Read More…]

White Paper – Managing Compliance with the ACA

Ventana Research White Paper:  Managing Compliance with the Affordable Care Act There is no doubt that the ACA was the catalyst for the change in how employers are managing regulatory compliance through technology. A new report from Ventana Research discusses how the choice of technology used to help manage ACA compliance can make a difference and [Read More…]

Equifax Announces Agreement to Acquire Barnett Associates, Inc.

ATLANTA (July 11, 2016) – Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) (‘Equifax’) announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire unemployment tax and claims management specialists Barnett Associates, Inc. (‘Barnett’), as well as the Verify Job Systems (VJS) verifications business. The transaction is subject to satisfaction of customary conditions with closing anticipated to occur in late [Read More…]

Webinar: Income and Employment Verifications and FCRA

Register for our upcoming webinar, “Income and Employment Verifications, Legal Compliance, and Employer Peace of Mind.” Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Fee: Free Duration: 1 hour Join us to learn how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulates verifications provided by a [Read More…]

The Road to 95%: Mastering ACA Compliance in 2016 and Beyond

As we enter the second half of 2016, the first round of ACA reporting is finally in the rearview mirror. Looking forward, the 95% compliance threshold is officially in effect, and many employers are anxious to understand the compliance requirements and steps they can take to minimize risk and avoid penalties. Gone are the days when extensions [Read More…]

Webinar: Retro WOTC Extended Again – Understanding the Federal Guidance

Webinar Date:  Friday, July 8, 2016 Time:  1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Duration:  1 hour Retro WOTC Extended Three Additional Months: Understanding the Federal Guidance The IRS has extended the previous retro WOTC “transition relief” period for all WOTC categories to August 31, 2016. Join us to hear [Read More…]

Join Equifax on your ‘Journey to Compliance’ at SHRM – booth #837

Equifax Workforce Solutions at this year’s Annual SHRM Conference As an HR professional, managing your workforce can present a number of different compliance challenges and opportunities, including: HR compliance – onboarding, I-9, Work Opportunity Tax Credit screening, state compliance requirements Affordable Care Act Management Unemployment Cost Management and related employment tax implications Employee data security [Read More…]