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  • December 13, 2016
    • IRS Publishes Proposed Regulations on Health Insurance Providers Fee.
    • Congress Passes “Cures Act” Allowing Stand-Alone HRAs for Small Employers.
    • U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Church Plan ERISA Exemption Cases.
  • November 30, 2016
    • IRS Extends 2016 Due Dates for Sections 6055 and 6056 Individual Statements and Extends Good Faith Relief into 2016.
    • CMS Announces 2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles.
  • November 16, 2016
    • Post-Election: What’s the Future of the Affordable Care Act?
    • IRS Releases Final Guidance on Substitute Forms under IRC Sections 6055 and 6056.
    • PCOR Fee Increased for 2016-2017 Plan Years.
  • November 1, 2016
    • IRS Releases Early Look at PPACA Information Returns (AIR) Submission Composition and Reference Guide, Processing Year 2017.
    • IRS Publishes Announcement on Retirement Plan Distribution Relief for Hurricane Matthew Victims.
    • IRS Issues 2017 Cost of Living Adjustments.
  • June 28, 2016
    • Agencies Publish FAQs on ACA Implementation, Part XXXII.
    • IRS Health Care Tax Tip 2016-57: Deadline Reminder for Employers and Providers.
    • EEOC Issues Sample Notice for Wellness Programs.
  • September 22, 2015
    • IRS Finalizes 2015 Forms 1094, 1095 and Instructions.
    • IRS Publishes Guidance on IRC Section 6055 Informational Reporting of MEC.
    • CMS FAQ on SBC and Coverage Online Posting of Policy and Certificate of Coverage.
  • August 25, 2015
    • Treasury, DOL and HHS Publish FAQ Regarding Proposed Transparency Reporting.
    • IRS Publishes Draft Guidance on Substitute Forms under IRC Sections 6055 and 6056.
    • IRS Regulations Eliminate Automatic 30-day Extensions for Forms W-2, 1094 and 1095.
  • August 11, 2015
    • IRS Provides Possible Approaches and Requests Comments on Cadillac Tax in IRS Notice 2015-52.
    • HR 3236 Affects Employer Mandate Application, HSA Eligibility and Form 5500 Filing.
    • CMS Issues Fact Sheet and FAQs Related to State Innovation Waivers.
  • July 28, 2015
    • IRS Publishes Q&As on PCOR Fee.
    • DOL Releases FAB 2015-02 on the Selection and Monitoring of Annuities in DC Plans.
    • DOL Issues Guidance on Employee/Independent Contractor Misclassification.
  •  June 30, 2015
    • U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Premium Tax Credits Are Available for Individuals Participating in Federally Facilitated Exchanges.
    • IRS Releases 2015 Draft Versions of 6055 and 6056 Informational Reporting Forms.
    • CMS Issues Instructions on How to Elect Federal External Review Process.