COVID-19 Resource Center

Click Here

New Guidance on Tipped Wages | Pennsylvania Benefit Advisors

The 2,232-page budget spending bill that was signed by President Trump on March 23, 2018, included an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) prohibiting employers, managers, or supervisors from collecting or retaining tips made by employees, regardless of whether the employer takes a tip credit. This law essentially blocked the U.S. Department of … Continued

Health Insurance Marketplace | PA Employee Benefits

Abridged from www.irs.gov Health care insurance purchased through the Marketplace If you purchased health care insurance through the Marketplace, you should receive a Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, at the beginning of the tax filing season. The information shown on Form 1095-A helps you complete your federal individual income tax return. If Form 1095-A … Continued

IRS Provides Major Delay in 6055 and 6056 Reporting | PA Benefits Specialist

By Danielle Capilla Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals are required to have health insurance, while applicable large employers (ALEs) are required to offer health benefits to their full-time employees. In order for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to verify that (1) individuals have … Continued

Perfect Attendance! How to Handle Leaves of Absence under the ACA | Pennsylvania Employee Benefits

By Danielle Capilla Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer full-time employees health coverage, or pay one of two employer shared responsibility penalties. An ALE is an employer with 50 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees (for 2015, this … Continued

IRS Notice on Minimum Essential Coverage Reporting | PA Employee Benefits

By Danielle Capilla Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors Minimum essential coverage or “MEC” is the type of coverage that an individual must have under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Employers that are subject to the ACA’s shared responsibility provisions (often called play or pay) must offer MEC coverage that is … Continued

Top