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…]

Many Employers Not Prepared for ACA Reporting-Survey with PwC

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The results are in… and employers still have a lot to do to prepare for ACA reporting. Equifax recently published the results of a survey conducted with PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P. on the readiness of employers for Affordable Care Act reporting.  The survey consisted of responses from nearly 500 organizations of different sizes that span across various [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…]

Equifax Recognized for Its ACA Management Technology

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Equifax has once again been recognized for its innovative technology that helps employers manage the Affordable Care Act. We are elated to have been selected as a Gold Winner by Brandon Hall Group for our ACA Management Platform in the Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology category. “The ACA has proven to [Read More…]

ACA Compliance Guide: IRS Reporting Requirements

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Are you confused or overwhelmed about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employer Mandates and how they impact your organization? Equifax’s HR Compliance experts have published a simple guide designed to clarify which requirements of Internal Revenue Code Sections 6055 and 6056 apply to your organization. If you are looking to master ACA compliance and stay ahead of evolving [Read More…]

ACA and IRS Reporting Demystified

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Webinar:  Tuesday | September 30 | 2:30 PM EDT Many employers believe they do not have to worry about ACA and IRS reporting until 2016, but the reality is that they must begin preparing in 2015 to file in 2016. And because the fines you (and your employees) may face in 2016 will be determined [Read More…]

HR Compliance Issues – Onboarding that Pays For Itself

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Tune in Aug. 6 to hear a pair of HR leaders talk about building better compliance into their onboarding without dinging the budget. In fact (as you’ll hear if you join the webinar) improved WOTC screening brought in enough tax credits to pay for the system. Debra Parent, Senior Manager of Human Resources Operations at Pacific [Read More…]

New Webinar: Unemployment Compliance and Best Practices in the Healthcare Reform Age

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Date: Tuesday, July 15 Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM ET Join Equifax Workforce Solution’s Healthcare leadership team for a session with our Unemployment Cost Management experts. The presenters we’ve assembled understand how ACA related cost drivers are forcing many within Healthcare to reevaluate the way they’ve delivered HR services like Unemployment Claims Management in the [Read More…]

Employers: Do you REALLY have all your bases covered for the ACA? Here are the top 10 things you must consider before it’s too late.

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By now, you should have your processes and systems in place to manage the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, this doesn’t mean that you have all your bases covered. There are many things that your organization may not be considering… and even the slightest oversight can translate into significant fines and risks. To ensure compliance [Read More…]

WEBINAR: ACA Look-Back Periods & Reporting for Employers

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The final ACA regulations are here. Are you prepared? For most large employers, the final ACA regulations provide more clarity around determining eligibility for different types of employees such as variable-hour, temporary, part-time, and seasonal workers. It also provides guidelines around IRS reporting under sections 6055 and 6056. While more guidance has been issued around [Read More…]