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IRS Reduces 2018 Limits for Health Savings Accounts and Adoption Credits

Posted by: Tiffany A. Sharpley on March 12, 2018

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017 included a requirement that modifications of cost-of-living adjustments be made to certain statutory limits based on the Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban consumers (“C-CPI-U”).  The Internal Revenue Service...


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New Disability Claims Final Regulations - Effective April 1st!

Posted by: Sharon B. Hearn and Tiffany A. Sharpley on March 12, 2018

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Department of Labor (DOL) expanded the claims procedures for disability benefits in final regulations issued on December 19, 2016 with a delayed effective date of April 1, 2018 (“Final Regulations”).  The Final Regulations expand the current claims procedures applicable to disability claims...


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Employee Benefits and Tax Reform: What You Need to Know

Posted by: Tiffany A. Sharpley on February 16, 2018

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017, thankfully did not turn retirement plans into a new source of tax revenue, but that does not mean the employee benefits world went completely unnoticed.  Below are some of the key employee benefits changes, which were...


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IRS Provides Year-End Gift

Posted by: Tiffany A. Sharpley on January 2, 2018

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a late December gift to employers (and other coverage providers) by extending a rapidly approaching due date to furnish health care coverage information to employees (or other affected individuals).  Notice 2018-06 (Notice) pushes the deadline for...


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Small Employers: HRAs Are Available To You

Posted by: Tiffany A. Sharpley on August 23, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

If you are a small employer currently planning for open enrollment and faced with ever-rising healthcare costs, you should read this article for an alternative solution.  Likewise, if you are an employer that used to provide a health reimbursement arrangement (“HRA”) as a method to help your...


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Employers Beware - So Says the IRS

Posted by: Tiffany A. Sharpley on July 5, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued a May 12, 2017 memorandum from the Office of Chief Counsel (CCA 201719025) that reminds us all of the old saying “If it seems too good to be true then it probably is.”  The cost of benefits for employers and employees is not getting any cheaper as many...


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DOL Requests More Information in Fiduciary Rule Examination

Posted by: Fenton D. Strickland on July 5, 2017

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is looking for more input about possible changes to the Fiduciary Rule and even possible further delay of some of its applicability.  On June 29, 2017, the DOL released a Request for Information regarding the Fiduciary Rule and prohibited transaction...


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