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In January 2018, the EEOC asked the court to reconsider the portion of the court’s order that required the EEOC to issue new proposed rules by August 31, 2018.
Under the ACA, applicable large employers are required to offer health benefits to their full-time employees and report on the health coverage they offer.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminates the business deduction for qualified mass transit and parking benefits starting in 2018.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes a new federal tax credit for employers that provide paid family and medical leave to their employees.
Advance informational copies of the 2017 Form 5500 annual return have been released so that employers can prepare for required reporting on benefit plans.
The IRS and Department of Labor have provided guidance on managing benefit plans for employers affected by recent hurricanes or California wildfires.
Dan Jordan will recruit new UBA Partner Firms, train their staff to use UBA tools and technologies, and build relationships with Partners and carriers.
Interim Final Rules were released and became effective on October 6, 2017, allowing a greater number of employers to opt out of providing contraception to employees at no cost through their employer-sponsored health plan.
The prevalence of consumer-directed health plans continues to grow in most markets and costs are still below average.
November was a busy month in the employee benefits world.