#HRSTRONGER – See you at Gulf Coast Symposium next week

Next week’s Gulf Coast Symposium 2018 event is going to be packed full of innovative, educational information!  There are so many great sessions from which to choose.  As you plan, be sure to include the insightful presentation from Equifax Matt Kaufer, VP Employment Tax Services, as he presents on the Best Practices in the Unemployment [Read More…]

Workforce Solutions to Exhibit at Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Conference in Toronto

Meet our team at the 2018 HRPA Conference and Trade Show – Toronto, Canada; January 31-February 2 At Equifax, we are more than just credit scores. Canada Workforce Solutions is a specialized division of Equifax providing innovative solutions for the HR, payroll, and compliance needs of Canadian employers. Our employer solutions are designed to enrich [Read More…]

3 Letters from the IRS Your Organization Can’t Ignore

The failure of the Senate’s “skinny repeal” bill signaled what many employers were waiting to hear definitively: the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is here to stay, at least for now. If your organization had previously been playing “wait and see” regarding your reporting obligations, now is the time to comply with the ACA or face [Read More…]

10 Most Common ACA Challenges Employers Face in 2017

It’s been quite a saga for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the last year. It was dead, then maybe not, and now it’s here to stay (at least for now). In a recently-released audit and report completed by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) titled, “Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Efforts to Implement [Read More…]

New TIGTA ACA Assessment Indicates IRS Fines are on the Way

While employers have been working diligently to understand and comply with the Employer Shared Responsibility Provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been stretched to implement processes and tools to identify non-compliant employers. We learned they were making strides in this regard with the release of Letter 5699 earlier [Read More…]

ACA Update: IRS Extends Distribution Deadline for 1095 Forms

Note: this post was updated on January 3, 2018. Just before many employers left the office for December 2017 holiday breaks,  the IRS made the important announcement that they are extending the distribution deadline for 1095 forms. The Equifax ACA team has reviewed the official documentation from the IRS to provide you with the important details [Read More…]

Hope isn’t a strategy for HR compliance in healthcare

Hope isn’t a strategy for HR healthcare compliance. In an ideal world, keeping up with the ever-evolving regulatory environment would be an easy task. Sadly, this is not the case.  New challenges and HR healthcare compliance requirements continue to crop up on healthcare organizations. And, as a result many employers are left scrambling, buried in [Read More…]