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Employee Benefit Plan Limits for 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Many employee benefits are subject to annual dollar limits periodically updated by the IRS. These are the inflation-adjusted limits for 2019

January Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute JANUARY BENEFITS BUZZ Will you be getting an enforcement letter from the IRS? And what about those increases to the FSA limit? Lost? Confused? Afraid? Fear not. We’ve got the details here. Click here to receive a complimentary copy of our January Benefits Buzz.  And, as always, we’ll see you next month! 😄 Please follow …

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December Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute DECEMBER BENEFITS BUZZ The year is wrapping up quickly (no pun intended), meaning you should be prepped and ready for the next one! December brings a few new updates:  A proposed rule to expand the usability of HRAs; “Gag clauses” from the Trump Administrator; SBCs for Open Enrollment. Pick up a copy of of our …

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November Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute NOVEMBER BENEFITS BUZZ Stay trendy and knowledgeable with our monthly Benefits Buzz! November’s edition gives you insight on: Rule easement on the 2018 Individual Mandate; Projections for the federal overtime rules; and IRS Action Toward Non-compliant Employers Click here to receive a free copy of our November Benefits Buzz, and we’ll see you next month! …

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November HR Brief 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute NOVEMBER HR BRIEF The end of the year is nearing, and the holidays are about to be in full swing! Don’t let that be an excuse to not be up-to-date on the latest in HR news. Our November issue details: Healthcare costs, as usual, are still on the rise. 5% for employers and 3% for …

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October HR Brief 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute OCTOBER HR BRIEF Human Resources is a complex workspace, but our HR Brief makes it a little easier to stay on top of current developments and trends. This month’s briefing features insights on topics such as: Employee Financial Literacy Open Enrollment Developments to the Department of Labor’s website Pick up a copy of the full briefing, …

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October Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 1 minute OCTOBER BENEFITS BUZZ Fall is in the air, and so are some important developments in the benefits world. Our monthly benefits buzz brings you information on these important topics: IRS and DOL Guidance on Association Health Plans (AHPs); Reductions on the ACA’s individual mandate penalty to zero in 2019; Medicare Part D Notices (Due before …

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August Benefits Buzz

Reading Time: 3 minutes ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS EXPANSION The Department of Labor (DOL) recently released a final rule that gives small businesses more freedom to join as a single group to purchase health insurance in the large group market or to self-insure. These arrangements are called association health plans (AHPs). By forming AHPs, small employers can avoid certain Affordable …

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6 HR Trends to Monitor in 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutes HR departments must constantly adapt to new requirements from both internal and external sources. Unexpected factors like new regulations from the White House and additional workplace responsibilities commonly disrupt HR departments. These disruptors can influence HR’s trajectory for the rest of the year. Given that it costs 20 percent of an employee’s annual salary to …

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