Category: Employee Benefits

IRS Confirms Tax Treatment of Wellness Programs

By Eric Gregory Many employers provide incentives and rewards to employees to encourage participation in wellness programs: programs designed to improve employee health. In a recent IRS Chief Counsel Memorandum (CCM 201622031),...

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IRS Extends Filing Deadline for ACA Reporting

By Cynthia Moore The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established new reporting requirements that apply to applicable large employers (with 50 or more full-time employees) and health coverage providers. Reporting begins in calendar...

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Health Plan Opt-Outs in the News

By RobertaGranadier Many employers used to offer cash payments to employees who declined coverage under their group health plans. Cash opt-out payments were popular because employers saved money on health plan premiums or claims...

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