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ACA Compliance Bulletin: Draft Forms for 2018 ACA Reporting Released

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released 2018 Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPACA) draft Forms 1094-C and 1095-C on July 11, 2018. The updated forms will be used by applicable large employers (ALEs) to report under Section 6056, as well as by ALEs who sponsor self-insured plans for combined Section 6055 and 6056 reporting.

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Compliance Bulletin: FLSA Amendment Prohibits Employers from Retaining Tips, Allows Tip Pooling

On March 23, 2018, a bill was enacted which amended the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) tip credit rules. This amendment prohibits employers from retaining employees’ tips and eliminated prior regulations that barred tip pooling. The attached Zywave Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of these amendments.Read Compliance Bulletin

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Compliance Bulletin: DOL Revises Guidance on Employee Classification

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently updated their guidance on employee classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Employers are still required to properly classify their workers, however, these updates may provide employers with more flexibility, when classifying their workers for federal labor law purposes.Read Compliance Bulletin

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IRS Issues New Tools for 2018 Withholding

Effective February 15, 2018, employers must use new tables to determine how much income tax to withhold from their employees’ paychecks. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the required, new tables, which reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, on January 9, 2018. The IRS also released a revised Form W-4 and

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Spending Resolution Affects ACA Taxes

On January 22, 2018, President Trump signed into law a short-term continuing spending resolution, to end the government shutdown and continue funding through February 8, 2018. The continuing resolution impacts three Affordable Care Act (ACA) taxes and fees – the Cadillac tax, the health insurance providers fee, and the medical device excise tax. Employers should

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