2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Large employers may be subject to the employer penalty under the Affordable Care Act if they do not offer affordable, minimum value coverage to all full-time employees and at least one full-time employee receives a subsidy in the Exchange. The Federal Poverty Line...

New Guidance Addresses Account-Based Plans

On December 18, President Obama signed bipartisan legislation for a year-end spending and tax package. As part of the package, Congress enacted a two-year delay of the ACA Excise Tax (“Cadillac Plan Tax”) provision. As such, the tax now goes into effect...

New Qualified Transit and Parking Guidance

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (the “Act”) permanently changed the pre-tax transit benefits to be at parity with parking benefits. As a result, the Act retroactively increased the 2015 transit benefits from $130 to $250. For 2016, the transit and parking...