Blog Archive for July 2013

July 26, 2013 by Wanda Bishop | Benefits, COBRA
Most Employers are familiar with the Department of Labor requirement to notify employees of their COBRA continuation options when an employee terminates… but don’t forget, as the Employer, you are also required to notify new employees of their COBRA rights when their coverage initially begins.
July 11, 2013 by Wanda Bishop | ACA, Affordable Care Act, Benefits
With key provisions of the Affordable Care Act approaching for 2014, the IRS announced last week they will delay, until 2015, the requirement that Employers with more than 50 employees provide essential health coverage to their employees.
July 8, 2013 by Julie Frye | Additional Medicare Tax, Payroll, Tax Withholding

With the implementation of the Additional Medicare Tax in 2013, employers need to be aware of how the tax is calculated, paid and reported. Now that we have entered the second half of the calendar year, more and more employees will reach the threshold set by the IRS.