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President Signs Bill to Delay ACA Cadillac Tax Until 2020

President Signs Bill to Delay ACA Cadillac Tax Until 2020

On Monday morning, President Obama signed legislation that will delay the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Cadillac tax for two more years. Pending any further delays or a complete repeal, the excise tax is now scheduled to take effect beginning in January 2020. Along with the delay, the language in the bill makes the Cadillac tax […]

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Tips for What’s Ahead in 2016 for the Affordable Care Act

Tips for Whats Ahead in 2016 for the Affordable Care Act

As the New Year approaches, employers are gearing up for another wave of changes from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With just a few more provisions left to go into effect, employers are starting to feel the pressure in order to comply with the requirements of the health care reform law. Here are three important […]

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What to File for the 2015 Information Reporting Requirements

What to File for the 2015 Information Reporting Requirements

Large employers with 50 or more full-time employees, including full-time equivalents (FTEs), are required to file information reporting forms to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about their compliance with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility provision, also known as “pay or play,” in early 2016 for calendar year 2015. Employers who qualified for […]

Top 5 ACA Information Reporting Mistakes to Avoid

Top 5 ACA Information Reporting Mistakes to Avoid

Beginning in the 2015 tax year, employers will be required to annually report certain information to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on a calendar basis. Reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) apply to most employers to some extent, even if they don’t currently offer health coverage to their employees. Here are five costly […]

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6 Key Points of the ACA Employer Mandate

6 Key Points of the ACA Employer Mandate

It’s the start of the New Year, which means the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandate, delayed from its original date, went into effect as of January 1, 2015. The mandate states that small business owners with 100 or more full-time equivalent employees must be in compliance with ACA employer requirements, or else face penalties. Here are […]

McGrath Insurance Group Agent Becomes PPACA Certified

STURBRIDGE, Mass. – Jennifer Krog, Life & Related Account Executive at McGrath Insurance Group, Inc., became certified through The National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new professional development course on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This continuing education course for agents has been approved in all 50 states, and Krog will receive […]

Time to Trade-In the Cadillac Health Plan

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA In a few years, millions of Americans will likely be trading in their Cadillacs for Corollas. We’re not talking about cars.  The government invested billions into General Motors, so driving a Cadillac would be protecting your investment. But if you have a “Cadillac” health plan – one that costs […]

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