A Glimpse into the Fate of the ACA for Employers

A Glimpse into the Fate of the ACA for Employers In all the talk about President Donald Trump’s plans to change the Affordable Care Act, employers may be feeling uncertain on how this ever-evolving legislation impacts their current ACA compliance strategy.  Many experts believe that changes to the provisions of the ACA could take several years, meaning [Read More…]

Prepare for Notifications with our ACA Subsidy Toolkit for Employers

While many HR and benefits professionals have been heads down and busy working on getting important tax forms out the door, a record-breaking open enrollment season has just ended on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces. So, why is this important? Employers will need to be prepared to receive ACA subsidy notices, likely in larger volumes [Read More…]

Interview with Car Biz Today: What’s Happening in Auto Financing?

John Giamalvo, Vice President of Dealer Services at Equifax, was recently interviewed by Car Biz Today (CBT) about the year ahead in auto finance. Giamalvo, who has almost 20 years of automotive experience and is a contributor on major TV networks including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and CNN, shares insights on the state of auto finance [Read More…]

Webinar: the wage audit challenge

I recently co-presented at a webinar with the Kansas Department of Labor and Wal-Mart, where we discussed the challenge of wage audit compliance and recent work to help improve the process for everyone involved. One thing that jumped out at me during the webinar was how much our attendees felt the pain adminstratively. Responding to a [Read More…]

2016 Resource Round-Up: Insights at Your Fingertips

Equifax shares a number of resources created to help you grow and protect your business 2016 was an exciting and eventful year across the financial services industry. As we prepare for the year ahead, we wanted to provide a look-back at the many resources created to support your business in the past year. In the [Read More…]

Employers Omitted in Executive Order, ACA Legislation Unchanged

On January 20, 2017, just a few hours after being sworn in to office, President Trump signed an executive order confirming the Administration’s intent to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and directing government agencies to “ease the burden” of the ACA in the meantime. It’s important to note, however, that executive orders do not [Read More…]

ACA Penalties on the Way, IRS Letter 5699 Requests Missing Reporting

Recently, the IRS began sending Letter 5699 to request missing 2015 Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting from Applicable Large Employers (ALEs).  A sample of this letter is available here. In the Letter 5699, titled “Request for Employer Reporting of Offers of Health Insurance Coverage (Forms 1094-C and 1095-C)”, a tax compliance officer is notifying the [Read More…]

Have the Election Results Impacted Employers’ ACA Compliance Strategy?

Have the Election Results Impacted Employers’ ACA Compliance Strategy? Despite the results of the presidential election, only 3% of employers surveyed have put their ACA compliance strategy on hold until additional guidance is provided, according to a recent poll conducted by Equifax during a webinar: Piecing Together ACA: Reporting, Subsidy Appeals, and Employee Education. In [Read More…]

Upcoming Webinar: The New Form I-9 and Election’s Impact on Immigration

” Understanding the New Form I-9 and the Election’s Potential Impact on Immigration Reform”   Webinar Date: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM CT, 10:00 AM MT, 9:00 AM PT Fee: Free Join us to hear a leading immigration attorney explain the key changes to the newly released version of Employment Eligibility [Read More…]

Are American Consumers Taking On Too Much Debt?

How much consumer debt is too much? This infographic from Visual Capitalist uses extensive Equifax data to try and answer this question. Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist