IRS Memo on Fixed Indemnity Health Plan Benefits Tax Treatment
On January 20, 2017, the IRS released a Memorandum on the tax treatment of benefits paid by fixed indemnity health plans that addresses two questions.
EEOC Issues New Guidance on National Origin Discrimination
National origin discrimination is discrimination because an individual is, or the individual’s ancestors are, from a certain place or has the physical, cultural, or linguistic characteristics of a particular national origin group, including Native American tribes.
Flow Chart of Key Wellness Program Regulations
UBA has created a flow chart with decision trees to help employers ascertain which rules apply to their wellness program as a result of its design.
What Employers Need to Know about the IRS-SSA-CMS Data Match Program
The program enables the IRS, Social Security Administration, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to share information about whether Medicare beneficiaries or their spouses are working.
Overtime Exemption Rules Arrive
After a long wait, the Department of Labor has released the revisions to the white collar overtime exemption rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new rule becomes effective on December 1, 2016.