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E-Delivery Of Summary Plan Descriptions

Welcome to the latest addition of The Advisor.  Our goal is to keep you ahead of the competition with the most up-to-date information available to us. We would like to thank you for subscribing... Read More

Seeking Corporate Sales/Employee Benefits Specialist

We are seeking a Corporate Benefits professional to fill a Sales/Employee Benefits Specialist position.  We are looking for an individual with hands-on experience on all aspects of corporate employee... Read More

IRS Guidance On Cadillac Tax Provides An Opportunity For Plan Sponsors To Submit Views On Open Questions

The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") recently issued Notice 2015-16 (available at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-15-16.pdf) to begin implementation of the Cadillac tax in 2018.(1)... Read More

King v. Burwell: The U.S. Supreme Court Case Challenging the ACA Subsidies in Federal Marketplaces

Who Anyone receiving a subsidy through a federally established ACA health marketplace - also called exchanges. Federally established marketplaces are in all states... Read More

Extension Of The Place Of Celebration Rule For Determining A Spouse Under The FMLA

The Department of Labor ("DOL") has finalized its prior guidance providing that for purposes of the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), a "spouse" will be determined using... Read More

IRS Penalties for Small Employers Reimbursing Individual Health Insurance Premiums Will Not Apply Until July 2015

IRS Notice 2015-17 provides limited transition relief from the assessment of excise taxes for small employers who reimburse, or directly pay, the premium for an employee's individual health insurance... Read More

1035 Exchanges of Life Insurance Policies – How Easy Are They Really.

MARKET TREND:  Complex tax laws and the emergence of new, more sophisticated life... Read More

IRS Issues Revised Safe Harbor Notices for Recipients of Eligible Rollover Distributions.

  IRS Issues Revised Safe Harbor Notices for Recipients of Eligible Rollover... Read More

Insurer That Allowed Change of Beneficiary to Person with No Insurable Interest Is Sued for Negligence

  Insurer That Allowed Change of Beneficiary to Person with No Insurable Interest... Read More

W-2 Health Value Reporting Reminder

Based on the guidance from the IRS, the 250 requirement still applies for large/small employers. As such, if 250 W-2s were not reported for the 2013 year, then for 2014, no reporting... Read More