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Use this checklist to determine which medical expenses you can take as a deduction on your income tax return. Read more…

What Is IRS Form 1099-SA: Distributions from an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA?
When you use the funds from a Health Savings Account (HSA), or a medical savings account (MSA) such as an Archer MSA or Medicare MSA, the institution that administers the account must report all distributions on Form 1099-SA. Read more…

The Most Important Tax Forms for ALEs (Applicable Large Employers)
The Employer Shared Responsibility provisions affect companies with 50 or more full-time employees or an equivalent of part-time or seasonal workers. These companies are called Applicable Large Employers, or ALEs. 2015 was considered a transition year as everyone got used to the new normal for workplace health plans. Read more…

Employer Sponsored Health Coverage Explained
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is simpler than some people may give it credit for. The basic rule to remember is that everyone must carry Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) or pay a penalty. Employers with 50 full-time employees or more are obligated to sponsor plans for their workers to help them meet this requirement. Read more…

Does Your Company Need to File Form 1095-B?
A company is responsible for filing IRS Form 1095-B only if two conditions apply: It offers health coverage to its employees, and it is "self-insured." This means that the company itself pays its employees' medical bills, rather than an insurance company. A company that doesn't meet both conditions won't have to deal with Form 1095-B. Its employees might still receive a 1095-B, but from their insurer, not the employer. Read more…


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