Category Archives: Health Care Reform

08.26.13 |

IRS Provides Transition Relief From the Individual Mandate Due to Employer Plan-Year Gaps

On June 27, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2013-42, which provides transitional relief to employees and their spouses and dependents, who are eligible to enroll in employer-sponsored group health plans with a plan year that runs on a non-calendar year basis that begins in 2013 and ends in 2014. These employees (and…Read More »


08.12.13 |

Reminder: Employee Notices of Coverage Options Are Due October 1

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On July 2, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that penalties under the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions of Internal Revenue Code (“Code”) § 4980H and related reporting requirements under § 6055 and § 6056 of the Code have been delayed until 2015. …Read More »


07.03.13 |

Delay Announced for Penalties and Reporting Requirements of the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. The Obama Administration announced on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, that it would delay the penalties and reporting requirements of the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions (also known as the employer “play or pay” mandate) of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015. The Administration’s announcement…Read More »


Happy Blogday, ADP Compliance Insights!

The contributors and editorial staff of ADP Compliance Insights ask you to join us in wishing this blog a happy birthday. One year ago, we embarked on a mission to bring together the insights of numerous ADP experts in the fields of employment tax, tax credits, wage payments, employment verification, W2 management, wage garnishments and…Read More »


06.26.13 |

Employers May Use "Short" Measurement Period Under the ACA's Transition Relief

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On January 3, 2013, the IRS published proposed rules regarding the Shared Responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These provisions apply to “applicable large employers” (generally those with 50 or more full-time and full-time equivalent employees).  The proposed rules addressed a broad…Read More »


06.20.13 |

The Affordable Care Act…Are You Ready for Change?

The Affordable Care Act and all of its evolving and complex regulations may present a great source of uncertainty for businesses, particularly after health care exchange open enrollment begins on Oct 1, 2013. The ACA presents many new requirements and processes, and yet many businesses lack the additional staff and infrastructure necessary to address these…Read More »


05.14.13 |

Notice to Employees of Marketplace (Exchange) Coverage Options

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On May 8th, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Technical Release 2013-02 to provide guidance to employers regarding a new requirement ― created by Section 1512 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ― that employers provide a notice to employees of coverage options…Read More »


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Compliance Conundrum: Lack of Business Intelligence Hinders Efficiency, Limits Growth [Infographic]

The final installment in our series on the compliance conundrum – the employment-related tax and payment compliance challenges that CFOs, human resources and finance executives operating in today’s business landscape face – explores a third compliance-related challenge: how the lack of actionable data and business intelligence may hinder efficiency and limit business growth. The past…Read More »


05.03.13 |

Departments Release FAQ Guidance on SBC Requirement, Other ACA Implementation Issues

This article was originally featured in our ADP Eye on Washington update. On April 23, 2013 and April 29, 2013, the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (the “Departments”) released the fourteenth and fifteenth installments of their “Frequently Asked Questions” (FAQs) on issues related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The FAQs…Read More »


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Compliance Conundrum: Complexity Increasing, Budgets Not Keeping Pace [Infographic]

Last week, we introduced the first in a series of posts about the compliance conundrum – the compliance-related challenges that CFOs, human resources and finance executives operating in today’s business landscape face. Today, we’ll take a closer look at an issue cited as a top challenge: the tension between increasing complexity and shrinking budgets. According…Read More »



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