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Tax Court Rules Couple Must Repay Affordable Care Act Premium Tax Credit
In the first of what is nearly certain to be a long line of cases, the U.S. Tax Court ruled in Walker v. Commissioner, T.C. Summ. Op. 2017-50, that a couple who received an advanced premium tax...
United States
24 Aug 2017
Texas Comptroller Finds Insurance Tracking Services Not Taxable Data Processing Services
The Texas Comptroller has issued a private letter ruling holding that a taxpayer providing insurance tracking/notification services to lenders was not providing taxable services.
United States
30 Jun 2017
House Health Care Bill Still Faces Uphill Climb
House Republicans pushed through their health care bill on a narrow 217 to 213 vote after weeks of difficult negotiations ...
United States
12 May 2017
GOP Repeal And Delay Of ACA Taxes Face Uncertain Outlook
House Republicans offered legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 6 that would repeal or postpone $594 billion worth of ACA tax provisions over a staggered timeline.
United States
20 Mar 2017
House Republicans Release Outline Of ACA Repeal
House Republicans released a blueprint for repealing the ACA that includes a new tax refundable tax credit for individuals to purchase insurance and a cap on the exclusion for employer-provided health care.
United States
9 Mar 2017
Trump Issues Orders To Halt Tax Regulations And Attacks ACA
The directive itself does not change any of the ACA coverage or tax requirements.
United States
10 Feb 2017
IRS Delays ACA Information Reporting Deadlines
The IRS has extended the 2017 due dates to report 2016 health care coverage information to employees and insured individuals from Jan. 31 to March 2, 2017.
United States
28 Nov 2016
IRS Proposes Regulations On ACA Reporting Requirements
The IRS proposed regulations ( REG-103058-16) relating to information reporting of minimum essential coverage under Section 6055...
United States
22 Aug 2016
House Republicans Propose Replacing ACA With Tax Credit
House Republicans released a task force report last week that recommended repealing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with a refundable tax credit to assist individuals in buying insurance on the open market.
United States
6 Jul 2016
Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations On Expatriate Health Plans
Recently released proposed regulations provide rules for expatriate health plans, expatriate health plan issuers and qualified expatriates under the Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014.
United States
5 Jul 2016
IRS Announces 2017 Inflation Adjustments For Health Savings Accounts
The IRS announced the inflation-adjusted amounts for contributions, plan deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses for health savings accounts (HSAs) for 2017.
United States
7 Jun 2016
Lessons Learned From First ACA Reporting Season
Many large employers struggled through their first Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting season, spending unforeseen time and money in preparing and filing Forms 1094-B/C and 1095-B/C.
United States
31 May 2016
Stay On The Road To Cadillac Tax Planning
Although the tax was recently delayed for two years, employers in all industries need to develop a strategy to comply and/or take action...
United States
3 May 2016
IRS Announces Inflation-Adjusted PCORI Fee - October 2015
Under the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies and employers must pay an annual fee to help fund the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
United States
3 Nov 2015
IRS Issues Second Notice On ‘Cadillac Tax' On High-Cost Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage
Employer-sponsored health plans that exceed certain cost thresholds will be subject to a 40% excise tax under Section 4980I, starting for taxable years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017.
United States
19 Aug 2015
IRS Releases Draft Instructions To ACA Employer Information Reporting Forms
New to the 2015 draft instructions are procedures for obtaining a 30-day extension for filing the forms with employees and the IRS, and details on how to correct paper returns.
United States
19 Aug 2015
IRS Announces 2016 Inflation Adjustments For Health Savings Accounts
The IRS has announced the inflation-adjusted amounts for contributions, plan deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses for health savings accounts (HSAs) for 2016.
United States
9 Jul 2015
Supreme Court Removes Last Hurdle From New Affordable Care Act Requirements
The Supreme Court's decision to allow individuals to continue to receive premium tax credits for purchasing insurance on federal health care exchanges removes the last major challenge...
United States
9 Jul 2015
IRS Releases Proposed Regulations Under Section 1297
These regulations are proposed to apply on the date of publication of the Treasury Decision adopting these rules as final regulations in the Federal Register.
United States
1 Jun 2015
Policyholder Dividends Deductible Under Recurring Item Exception
In Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. U.S, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 57 (Fed. Cir. 2015), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Court affirmed the deductibility of policyholder dividends under the recurring item exception.
United States
28 May 2015
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