IRS Releases Final 1094-C and 1095-C Forms and Instructions

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On February 9, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released the final Forms 1094-C and 1095-C that are required to comply with section 6055 and 6056 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Employers that are subject to the employer shared responsibility provisions under section 4980H, generally Applicable Large Employer (ALE) Members (those with 100 or [Read More…]

Obama’s Budget Proposal Calls for Strict Enforcement of ACA Penalties for Employers

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President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget proposal, released on February 2, 2015 by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), includes a specific provision where the IRS will ramp up enforcement efforts to “address noncompliance” including oversight of various fees, tax credits and the individual and employer responsibility provisions of the Affordable [Read More…]

Equifax Recognized for Its ACA Management Technology

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Equifax has once again been recognized for its innovative technology that helps employers manage the Affordable Care Act. We are elated to have been selected as a Gold Winner by Brandon Hall Group for our ACA Management Platform in the Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology category. “The ACA has proven to [Read More…]

UI Integrity in Alabama – Benefit Payment Audits

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As part of UI Integrity legislation and the requirement to curb unnecessary overpayments, Alabama has announced its plan to actively enforce compliance of completing Benefit Payment Audits by employers.  Per the state, these forms must be completed as instructed which can be accomplished in one of two ways.  The preferred method is electronically via the [Read More…]

The Affordable Care Act: Preparing for 2015

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January 1, 2015 is an important date for the Affordable Care Act. This is not only when large employers must begin providing healthcare coverage to eligible employees, but it’s also when organizations must start tracking all the necessary data to fulfill section 6055 and 6056 reporting requirements. While many employers believe they do not have [Read More…]

Usage Data Underscores the Value of Automated Employment and Income Verifications

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As we approach the HR Technology Conference, Equifax Workforce Solutions is proud to release The Work Number® – Verifications Infographic that highlights the true value of the automated employment and income verification service to employers, employees, and verifiers. Your employees encounter life events and financial choices that require verification of employment and income.  The Work Number enables an [Read More…]

Join #TeamCompliance at HR Tech

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From the employer mandates associated with the Affordable Care Act to I-9 management, compliance is on the minds of HR, payroll and tax pros. That’s why at this year’s HR Technology Conference happening October 7-10th at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Equifax Workforce Solutions is inviting attendees to join #TeamCompliance and play [Read More…]

Unemployment Flash Report – August 2014

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The August 1, 2014 edition of the “Equifax Unemployment Flash Report” – a biweekly newsletter providing regular updates on Unemployment insurance related matters is ready for download. Get the latest insights on key UI topics including: State FUTA Credit Reductions New Developments for specific states 2015 Wage Base and UI Minimum and Maximum rates We hope you find [Read More…]

Reduce Unemployment Costs with Reasonable Assurance

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The most significant opportunity for Educational Institutions to reduce unemployment costs involves the proper management of “reasonable assurance.”   In an industry characterized by consistent breaks in employment, such as summer and winter recesses, reasonable assurance provides a bone fide offer of employment to qualifying staff for the following academic term. Employees of an educational institution, [Read More…]

Equifax Workforce Solutions to Host Webinar on Form I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Issues

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Join Equifax Workforce Solutions for a free webinar focused on Form I-9 and E-Verify compliance issues. Topic:  Form I-9 and E-Verify Legal and Compliance Issues and Trends Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014 Time: 2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT Leading the discussion will be Montserrat Miller, Partner with Arnall [Read More…]