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Eye on Washington: Legislative Updates

Updated on February 27, 2015

Treasury Issues Initial Guidance on “Cadillac” Tax

On February 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (together, Treasury) released Notice 2015-16 (the Notice), which is the initial guidance on the Affordable Care Act’s Excise Tax on high-cost health coverage, informally known as the “Cadillac Tax.”

HEALTH CARE REFORM

IRS Releases Final ACA Reporting Forms and Instructions

Feb 26

On February 8, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final Forms 1094-C and 1095-C for 2014, which employers will use to report health insurance coverage offered under employer-sponsored plans in accordance with Section 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). Final Instructions were also issued.

HEALTH CARE REFORM

CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Individuals and Families Who Are Subject to Individual Mandate Penalty

Feb 23

ACA has continued to receive a considerable amount of attention in Washington in the early part of 2015. On February 3, the U.S. House of Representatives voted again to repeal the ACA.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

myRA Retirement Savings Program Launched

Feb 17

The U.S. Treasury Department recently released the myRA (my Retirement Account) program, which may be of interest to employers, whose employees do not have access to a traditional employer retirement savings plan.

HEALTH CARE REFORM

Increased Congressional Focus on the Affordable Care Act in Washington – And What It Means for Employers

Feb 6

ACA has continued to receive a considerable amount of attention in Washington in the early part of 2015. On February 3, the U.S. House of Representatives voted again to repeal the ACA.





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