King v. Burwell: Subsidies Stand

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the King v. Burwell case stating that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) does in fact allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide Premium Tax Credits, or subsidies, for health insurance provided under the Federal Marketplace. Although the language of the law states that subsidies are [Read More…]

Webinar – ACA is Here to Stay: Best Practices for ACA Management

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Webinar – ACA is Here to Stay: Best Practices for ACA Management Tuesday | July 7, 2015 | 1:00 PM EDT The Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the King v. Burwell case upholding Premium Tax Credits, or subsidies, for health insurance provided under the federal Marketplace. But what does this mean in terms [Read More…]

Webinar Recap – ACA IRS Reporting with Intuit and Equifax

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Two weeks ago, Equifax published a survey with PwC on employers’ preparedness for ACA IRS reporting. The results were intriguing, and we wanted to learn more. So during a recent webinar with Intuit, the provider of Turbo Tax® software, we polled the audience and the outcome further proved that employers need an expert in their [Read More…]

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…]