We each had to hold our collective breath, but the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor (DOL) finally issued an All Agency Memorandum 220 (AAM) last week on March 30, 2016 to provide guidance to governmental agencies on how the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) provisions regarding the employer shared responsibility provisions
ACA Treatment of Fringe Benefits Provided Under Federal Contracts
By Amy M. Thompson on
Posted in 1095-C, 4980H Affordability
Last month the IRS issued Notice 2015-87, providing further guidance for applicable large employers on the employer shared responsibility provisions of Code § 4980H. For federal contractors required to provide a certain amount of health and welfare fringe benefits to employees, the Notice brought some welcome relief, at least for the time being.
Getting Ready for 2015: How Government Contractors, Health Care Reform, and the Family Medical Leave Act Intersect
It’s summer now, mid-year 2014. Open enrollment for the 2015 health plan year is just around the corner. . .
We want to make sure that all employers are ready. We want to ensure, as well, that government contractors specifically understand the intersection of the Service Contract Act (SCA) with other federal laws.