January Body Zone Member Spotlight: Sarah Bookser

When 38-year-old BZ member Sarah Bookser would dedicate time in her busy life to working out in years past, she’d go on walk jogs here and there, and often lean towards cardio activities more than ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know for 2018: Legislative Updates and Your General Compliance Calendar

January's Feature Video This webinar will: Briefly review new legislation and regulations that affect group health plans in 2018 Alert employers to the IRS employer shared responsibility ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know about IRS Reporting in 2018

December's Feature Video This webinar will: Review the 2017 final reporting forms and instructions Review the deadlines for employers to submit forms to the IRS and to employees Discuss ... More

Furnishing Deadline Delayed for 2017 ACA Reporting

On December 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-06 to: Extend the due date for furnishing forms under Sections 6055 and 6056 for 2017 for 30 days, from January 31, ... More

Understanding the ABCs of the 1095 Forms

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many individuals will receive one or more 1095 forms.  Much like Form W-2 and Form 1099, which include information about the income, these health care forms ... More

Tax Reform Bill Signed into Law

On Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the tax reform bill, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, into law, after it passed both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. This tax ... More

IRS Issues Pay or Play Enforcement Guidance and Penalty Assessments

On Nov. 2, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) updated its Questions and Answers (Q&As) on the employer shared responsibility rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to include information ... More

Benefit Plan Limits for 2018

Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits that are periodically increased for inflation. The IRS recently announced cost-of-living adjustments to the annual dollar limits for various ... More

Featured Video: What Employers Need to Know When Going from Fully Insured to Self-Funded

November's Feature Video This webinar will: Describe the terms fully insured and self-funded Briefly describe the laws and regulations that govern self-funded plans Discuss the main ... More

Tell Congress to Delay or Permanently Repeal the Cadillac/excise Tax!

In January 2017, Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced S. 58, and Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced H.R. 173, legislation to repeal the ... More