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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Final Regulations Issued On Excepted Health Benefits
The IRS, the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services recently issued final regulations (T.D. 9714) that amend existing regulations regarding excepted benefits.
United States
15 Apr 2015
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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Challenge To Health Care Premium Tax Credits
Under Section 36B, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created a new tax credit subsidy for certain taxpayers who obtain health insurance coverage under new state exchanges created by the law.
United States
19 Mar 2015
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IRS Issues Notice On Excise Tax On High-Cost, Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage
The IRS has issued a notice previewing future guidance and seeking comments from the public on the Section 4980I excise tax for employer-sponsored health plans that exceed certain cost thresholds.
United States
19 Mar 2015
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IRS Releases Final Forms And Instructions For Reporting Information Under The ACA
The IRS recently released final forms that employers must use to report health coverage that they offer to their employees.
United States
3 Mar 2015
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IRS Provides Transition Relief From Penalties For Certain Health Reimbursement Arrangements
In fall 2013 the IRS issued Notice 2013-54 to provide guidance on how the market reforms of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) apply to health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).
United States
3 Mar 2015
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IRS Issues Final Rules On Compensation Deduction Limits For Health Insurers
The IRS issued final regulations to provide guidance on Section 162(m)(6), enacted as part of the ACA to limit certain health insurance providers’ compensation deduction.
United States
13 Oct 2014
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IRS Announces Inflation-Adjusted PCORI Fee
The fee is calculated by multiplying the average number of lives covered under the policy or plan by a dollar amount.
United States
13 Oct 2014
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IRS Releases Draft Forms For Reporting Health Care Information Under The ACA
The IRS recently released draft forms that employers will use to report on health coverage they offer to their employees.
United States
22 Aug 2014
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