HSA Limits for 2018

HSA Limits for 2018 The following chart shows the health savings account (HSA) limits that apply for 2018. It also shows the limits that applied for 2017 for purposes of comparing the annual limits. The IRS limits for HSA contributions and high deductible health plan (HDHP) cost-sharing all increased for 2018. HSA limits for 2018

HR Brief May 2018

Worried About DOL Audits? Get PAID. Each year, countless employers are subjected to wage and hour audits from the Department of Labor (DOL). Employers want to resolve the situation and pay back wages, but how can they without risking audits or lawsuits? The answer: Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID). HR Brief – May 2018

Benefits Buzz May 2018

Did You Miss the April 2 ACA Reporting Deadline? Here’s What’s Next. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created reporting requirements under Internal Revenue Code Sections 6055 and 6056 that require certain employers to provide information to the IRS about the health plan coverage they offer (or do not offer) to their employees. Benefits Buzz May…

Live Well, Work Well

PUBLIC HEALTH: ADULT VACCINATIONS Is it important for adults to be vaccinated? Yes. Some illnesses, once contracted, do not have a cure and may cause serious health problems or even death. Vaccines are among the safest medical products available, are very effective and can prevent the suffering and costs associated with many diseases Adult Vaccinations

Know Your Benefits – 2018

2018 HSA Limit for Family Coverage Reduced On March 5, 2018, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-18 to announce changes to certain tax limits for 2018, including a reduced contribution limit for health savings accounts (HSAs). HSA Article

Live Well, Work Well – April 2018

5 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Workday Hunger Snacking can be an important part of a healthy diet. Healthy snacks can provide midday energy boosts and fuel for exercising, and can help decrease your hunger and the odds of overeating at mealtime. Try incorporating these five simple snacks into your meal plan. Live Well, Work…

HR Brief – April 2018

Compensable Time: What You Need to Know The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay their employees for all hours they are “suffered or permitted to work.” These hours are known as “work hours” or compensable time. HR Brief – April 2018

Benefits Buzz – April 2018

How to Handle an ACA Penalty Letter The IRS has begun issuing letters to employers who are not offering health coverage to full-time employees. Under the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer shared responsibility rule, applicable large employers must provide affordable health coverage to full-time employees or face stiff penalties.   Benefits Buzz April 2018

March – Workplace Eye Wellness Month

WORKPLACE EYE SAFETY According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 2,000 eye injuries occur each day while people are at work. Of these injuries, 10 percent result in missed days of work and of those injuries, 10 to 20 percent will cause temporary or permanent blindness. However, almost 90 percent of these injuries could have…