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Updated on September 25, 2015

IRS Releases Final 2015 ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions

On September 16th, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final Forms 1094-B and 1095-B, Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, and corresponding form instructions for tax year 2015. Forms 1094-C and 1095-C will be used by employers to report offers of health insurance coverage made to their full-time employees.


Additional Requirements and Extension of the Filing Deadline for EEO-1 Reports

Sep 18

In light of several new reporting requirements, the Employer Information Report EEO-1 survey filing deadline has been extended to October 30, 2015.


U.S. Supreme Court Underscores the Ongoing Duty to Monitor 401(k) Plan Investments

Jul 29

In Tibble v. Edison International, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked to decide whether a claim challenging a fiduciary’s decision to add certain investment options to a 401(k) plan’s investment lineup was barred by the statute of limitations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended.


Rhode Island Legislation Codifies Status of Payroll Cards

Jul 23

On July 15, 2015, the State of Rhode Island enacted Public Law No. 2015-267 to make clear that payroll cards are a permissible means of wage payment.


Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 Significantly Increases Penalties for Failure to Properly File or Provide Affordable Care Act (ACA) Forms, Forms W-2 and 1099, and Other Information Returns

Jul 15

On June 29, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, Pub. L. No. 114-27 (the Trade Act).

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