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September 2017 Wellness Newsletter

Personal goals are just that; personal. Creating goals can seem overwhelming, and it’s easy to procrastinate when it comes to this task. But whether your goals are related to physical, mental or spiritual health (or even work, home or personal life goals), chronic indecisiveness and delay can eventually undermine a healthy lifestyle.

August 2017 Wellness Newsletter

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy. Experts recommend at least 2½ hours of moderate activity (such as brisk walking, brisk cycling, or yard work) a week. It’s fine to walk in blocks of 10 minutes or more throughout your day and week.

HR and Benefits Newsletter July 2017

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that it is not accepting electronic submissions of information from 2016 Forms 300A at this time. As a result, OSHA has proposed extending the July 1, 2017 date by which certain employers are required to electronically submit these forms pursuant to its recent “Electronic Recordkeeping […]

Reporting Extensions Announced

On Monday, the IRS announced an extension to the due dates for 1094 and 1095 forms: The deadline to provide employees with 1095-B & 1095-C Forms has been extended from January 31, 2016 to March 31, 2016. The deadline to file paper 1094-B, 1094-C, 1095-B & 1095-C forms has been extended from February 29, 2016 […]

Cadillac Tax & “HIT” tax Delayed

As you may have heard, yesterday President Obama signed into law an omnibus spending appropriations bill, and contained in this were several significant changes to the “Cadillac Tax” section of the Affordable Care Act. Here are the highlights: The effective date of the Cadillac Tax has been delayed until January 1, 2020 Any excise tax […]

2016 Changes to Tax Benefits and Retirement Plan Limits

The IRS has announced several inflation adjustments that affect tax-related items for employers and employees. Items that may be of particular interest for tax year 2016 include: Limit on Health Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) Contributions. The annual dollar limit on employee contributions to employer-sponsored health FSAs remains unchanged at $2,550. Small Business Health Care Tax […]