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Expecting a Large Payroll? We’ll Help You Avoid ACH Delays

Will your payroll total more than $500,000 or include an individual payment of more than $100,000, such as sometimes happens with year-end bonuses? If so, you should be aware that Savers Admin’s ACH (Automated Clearing House) provider now requires pre-funding. There...

Medicaid Program Tilting Out of Control From ACA Influence

Medicaid Program Tilting Out of Control From ACA InfluenceAt least 21,000 Americans have died waiting to enroll in Medicaid, thanks in part to the expansion of the ACA government healthcare program, based on research reported by the Foundation for Government...

Where The ACA Is Likely Headed

Where The ACA Is Likely HeadedThe tax-reform provision repealing the penalty on those who refuse to participate in ACA has freed millions of Americans to escape a system that exploits them. But while Americans can escape ACA, they still can’t buy insurance in the...

Keeping Up with SUI Taxes

Spring means outdoor weather, baseball... and tax deadlines.Your company pays the Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA) to the federal government but most states also require a state unemployment insurance (SUI) tax. The rules for SUI taxes vary from state to state and can...

Update: Life Support for the ACA

Update: Life Support for the ACAThis week (3-20-18) the ACA bill is again up for spending review and is also in a tussle with health insurers. The administration may pad the omnibus spending bill with enough cash to preserve the law through the 2020 election but there...

How to Beat the Broke Budget Blues

Eight tips to strengthen employee financial management Money—it keeps us awake at night and makes us worry about the future. Financial management challenges will strain the majority of your employees at one time or another. A study by Bankrate found only 37% of...

Reminder: EEO-1 Is Due by March 31

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires certain employers to submit a report categorizing their employees by race or ethnicity, gender, and job category. This demographic survey, called the EEO-1, is due by March 31. All employers with 100 or more...

Healthcare Dilemma

Healthcare DilemmaSome in Washington feel that today we are closer than ever of sending ACA to the ash heap of history and opening the door for much-needed market-based solutions to health insurance.With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans banded together to...

Can an employer prohibit employees from discussing their wages?

This topic comes up more often than not.  In fact, we still come across handbooks that have polices prohibiting employees from discussing their wages and repercussions for doing so include termination. Prohibitions of this nature infringe upon employees' protected...

Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates II

Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates IIMarch 12, 2018An analysis from The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities says that funding the ACA’s cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidies in Congress’s upcoming omnibus spending bill would “do more harm than good.”When the...

The Three C’s of the Digital Workplace

Productivity through collaboration, communication, and connection The digital workplace ushers in a cultural change within organizations. Younger employees are digital natives who have never known a workplace without cloud technology, mobile devices, and WiFi...

Latest Healthcare Reform News Updates

Latest Healthcare Reform News UpdatesMarch 8, 2018New Analysis Charts Outperformance of State-Run ACA MarketplacesThe 17 states that currently administer their own ACA marketplaces perform better than the federal marketplace, according to a new The Commonwealth Fund...

ICE Promises Employers More I-9 Audits

ICE Promises Employers More I-9 AuditsImportant I-9 Audit Information Employer’s Must Know1- The administration proposed budget for FY19 includes $47.5 billion for DHS for "strengthening border security, ensuring enforcement of immigration laws, and reforming the...

2018 Talent Trends: Addressing the Skills Gap

Finding the right skills in your digital workforce With economic growth continuing around the world, employers are hiring—or at least they are trying. A report by The Execu|Search Group revealed that 69% of employers plan to hire new staff in 2018, up from 56% in...

Administration Pushes Conservative Goals in Health-Care Market Changes

Administration Pushes Conservative Goals in Health-Care Market ChangesInsurers May Now Charge Higher Premiums to SeniorsThe administration would like to see the ACA market to reign in some features, such as allowing insurers to charge higher premiums to older people....

Nation’s Biggest Health Insurer to Pass Drug Rebates to Customers

Nation’s Biggest Health Insurer to Pass Drug Rebates to CustomersThe nation’s biggest health insurer will pass drug maker rebates along to some customers starting in 2019, giving a potential break to those taking expensive prescriptions.UnitedHealthcare said Tuesday...

How to Choose Health Insurance Plans for Your Company

The right employee benefits assist you in attracting the best employees for your company. Although there are regulations as to the minimal requirements of health insurance for most companies, there are benefits to offering better options for your employees. For one,...

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