Two proposals have been introduced recently that would make changes to the current workers’ compensation program in Wisconsin.
Employers should start preparing now to be ready for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting deadlines, with the first deadline on Jan. 31, 2016 for health benefit coverage provided in 2015.
It’s too soon to know whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its 40 percent excise tax will be a comedy or a tragedy for U.S. employers.
The Alliance has joined a coalition to “Fight the 40” – a diverse, national consortium of employers, health plans and union groups organized by The American Benefits Council which aims to repeal the 40 percent excise tax slated to take effect in 2018.
On April 17, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released proposed rules under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) that provide guidance regarding the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs.
On Feb. 23, the IRS released its first publication on the so-called “Cadillac” tax, a nondeductible 40 percent excise tax on high-cost health coverage that is scheduled to take effect in 2018.