The 2019 ACA Reporting is Due in Early 2020: Final Forms and Instructions Released

2023-04-17T11:32:13-04:00December 17th, 2019|2019, Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News|

The IRS has released final 2019 versions of Forms 1094-C, 1095-C, 1094-B, and 1095-B that employers will use in early 2020 to report on the group health insurance coverage they offered during the 2019 calendar year. Instructions on how to complete Forms 1094-C and 1095-C and Forms [...]

Strong 2019 in Kentucky: Low Business Costs Among Reasons For Opportunities in the State

2023-04-17T11:32:14-04:00December 10th, 2019|2019, Automotive Industry News, General Industry News|

Kentucky is on a roll. According to Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, for 2019 through mid-October, the commonwealth has announced 135 capital investment projects, with a total value of about $4.85 billion, and nearly 8,500 new full-time jobs. Unemployment [...]

Tax Update: IRS Provides ACA Reporting Relief

2023-04-17T11:32:14-04:00December 3rd, 2019|2019, Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News|

2019 Furnishing Deadline Delayed and Additional Transition Relief Granted The IRS has delayed the deadlines by which employers must furnish 2019 Forms 1095-C and 1095-B in early 2020. As a result: Employers with 50 or more full-time employees (including full-time equivalent employees) generally [...]

Snow and Ice Safety: Good Tires are Critical to Safety on the Roads

2023-04-17T11:32:15-04:00December 2nd, 2019|2019, Safety Tips|

Much of the country has gotten their first snow of the season. As ice and snow coated the roads, it's important to make sure your tires are in top shape. Tires sometimes get overlooked – until they go flat – [...]

FSA Contribution and Other Benefits Limits Rise for 2020

2023-04-17T11:32:15-04:00December 2nd, 2019|2019, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Legislative News|

The IRS announced an increase to flexible spending account (FSA) contribution limits for the 2020 plan year. Individuals can contribute $2,750 in 2020, up $50 from the previous year. Since this announcement came so late in the year, some [...]

FBI Cybersecurity Alert to the Automotive Industry

2023-04-17T11:32:16-04:00November 21st, 2019|2019, Cybersecurity, General Industry News|

We want to share an alert with you that was received by our CTO, who is a member of the FBI Infragard network, a public/private partnership focused on maintaining the physical and cyber security of our nations critical infrastructure [...]

Workplace Safety: Buffalo Wild Wings Manager Dies After Chemical Incident

2023-04-17T11:32:17-04:00November 19th, 2019|2019, Safety Tips, Workers Compensation|

“Thirteen other employees and patrons were treated at hospitals after being exposed to a toxic mix of cleaning agents at a Massachusetts location, the authorities said. The episode occurred after a restaurant employee mixed an acidic detergent called Scale Kleen with [...]

Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today

2024-05-13T13:16:32-04:00November 18th, 2019|2019, Benefits Administration|

There are many regulations imposed on small businesses. Once you start hiring employees, you will need to abide by these ever-changing laws. Not only do you have to keep your finger on the pulse of federal agencies' requirements, but [...]