Posts Tagged: benefits

Dos and Don’ts of Attending a Company Picnic

Now that summer is in full swing with sunny skies and warm weather, companies can plan fun events for their employees. Company picnics are a popular choice among employers to boost employee morale and embrace community. How can you ensure your company picnic runs smoothly and is fun for everyone? RTR Consulting reveals the dos… Read more »



The IRS has finalized the 1095C

The IRS is using the 1095C to ensure compliance with the affordable care act. They have finalized the form for 2015 reporting. Employers will have to complete the 1095C in 2016. Employers with 100 (50+ in 2016) and more employees are required to file these reports by February 2016 for 2015. The new reports are… Read more »


Workplace Laws Every Employer Needs to Know

You need to know about laws governing the employment relationship As an employer, you have to follow a host of state and federal laws that regulate your relationship with your employees. Among the things you’ll be expected to know and understand are: Proper hiring practices, how to conduct interviews and record keeping. Rules on hiring… Read more »


Can an Employer just hire part time and temporary employees and not have to worry about the Affordable Care Act?

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. The IRS released the rules for calculating full time employees. The rules for determining full time employee are designed to not allow employers to make all employees part time, or to use a temporary agency and not have to comply with the… Read more »



Common 401k Mistakes

Here is a quick list of mistakes that employers make on their 401k plans. COMMON COMPLIANCE ERRORS This list, along with more detailed information on examination trends located on the IRS website can be used by plan sponsors to identify compliance risks in their own plans. Missing plan document amendments Not using the plan’s definition… Read more »


Healthcare cost in 2013

Here are some figures Buck Consultants put together after surveying 123 insurers and plan administrators nationwide: Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) costs are projected to increase 9.7% in the first half of 2013 High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) costs are expected rise 9.6% Point-of-Service (POS) plan costs are projected to increase 9.5%, and Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) costs are expected to… Read more »