Human Resources News & Insights

IRS’s about-face on Obamacare gives employers relief and an extension

The IRS recently did something regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) it was adamant it wouldn’t do this year.

What the heck is a Letter 226J? IRS’s new ACA enforcement comes at a terrible time

HR pros can be forgiven if they’re a bit skeptical about the IRS’ warnings to collect ACA employer mandate penalties. After all, they’ve been saying this for years without actually following through. But with the latest warning, the agency also included some proof that this time it’s for real.

IRS issues strong warnings about ACA compliance: Should HR be worried?

Despite lots of warnings, the IRS has yet to impose any non-compliance penalties on employers during the two years the ACA reporting provisions have been mandatory. And with all of the efforts to kill or water down Obamacare, many employers are wondering if they should even make ACA compliance a priority at all.

No surprise here: Feds tinker with ACA reporting forms

While some HR pros struggle to finish up this year’s ACA reporting process, the IRS’ latest move forces firms to ready themselves for next year’s process.  

Good news: IRS gives a little more breathing room on ACA reporting

If there’s no way your firm will be able to get everything in order in time to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) reporting deadlines, don’t panic. You may not have to.  

Beware: Little-known law raises penalties for ACA reporting violations

The stakes for the already daunting task of ACA reporting have just been raised, and it’s all thanks to a new law you may not have heard much about.