Right before Christmas, a historic tax reform regulation was signed into law with potentially significant ramifications to the healthcare market. As part of the legislation, the individual mandate requiring most individuals to have a certain level of health insurance coverage was repealed going into 2019. This is a further indication of Congress’s attempt to chip away at each component of the prior administration’s Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), which ultimately may chip away at the “affordable” component of health insurance.
A series of three separate changes to the I-9 form regulations should be a cause for alarm and extreme caution for business owners who are trying to remain in compliance amidst wide-spread changes. ...
Every day, each of us puts information out into the universe via the internet, It may be on our computer, ipad, android phone, or ...dishwasher? All information is not equal, but a right to privacy is a right all of us have, and we rely on corporate America to protect those rights every day. Some firms take a nonchalant approach to their data and security, and if you are not dealing in sensitive information, that might be ok. But it’s not ok when your personal information is at stake..
Each and every day the “service” attitude of our Questco team impresses me. In the past three weeks our team came together, and through their grassroots effort, devoted their time to causes serving our community. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey....
Gone are the days when all of a company’s “employees” were, legally speaking, their employees. Independent
contractors, temps and other non-standard or alternative work arrangements now make up more than one-third
of the U.S. workforce.
Sorting through employee benefits is one of the most trying
and confusing aspects of owning a business. High deductible
plans vs. low deductible plans? Health Savings Accounts vs.
Flexible Spending Accounts? And what exactly is “Minimum
Essential Coverage?” Or wellness plans—do they actually work?
Running a business today is complex. That’s why an outsourced HR provider must go beyond just offering the basics like payroll and customer service, and provide partners with innovative strategies for building healthy, long-term businesses.