Posts Tagged ‘benefits broker new york’

Growing Pains: Why Adolescence Is About To Get That Much Harder | New York Employee Benefits

March 24th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in General News

By Elizabeth Kay, Compliance & Retention Analyst, AEIS Advisors Employers that are growing up, and are in the awkward teenage years, are about to get a big surprise, and not the good kind. When a company first opens, they are excited when they first implement their benefit plans for their handful of employees. They offer […]

IRS Provides Details on Reimbursing Premiums for Individual Health Coverage or Medicare Part B, Part D, or Medigap for Active Employees | New York Benefits Broker

March 19th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in IRS

By Linda Rowings, Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors On February 18, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2015-17. This Notice addresses employer payment or reimbursement of individual premiums in light of the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). For many years, employers were permitted to reimburse premiums […]

IRS Requests Input on the Cadillac Tax | NY Health Insurance Broker

March 12th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in IRS

By Linda Rowings, Chief Compliance Officer at United Benefit Advisors Beginning in 2018, plans that provide coverage that exceeds a threshold will owe an excise tax that is frequently referred to as the “Cadillac tax.” The threshold generally will be $10,200 for single benefits and $27,500 for benefits provided to an employee, retiree, or member […]

Think 2014 tax forms are bad? Here come the 1094 and 1095 for 2015! | Brio Benefits

March 10th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in Industry News

By Bill Olson, Chief Marketing Officer at United Benefit Advisors Our recent blog reviewed the highlights of the new employer and insurer reporting requirements. UBA has created this quick reference chart to help you sort out who should use which form, and when: For comprehensive information on coverage requirements, due dates, special circumstances, controlled groups […]

Why Buy Group Health Insurance through a Broker? | Brio Benefits

February 26th, 2015   |   by admin   |   in Health Insurance

By Terry Allard, CEBS, Sr. Benefits Advisor at The Wilson Agency Employers have a lot of choices when it comes to buying group health insurance, including going directly to a carrier (or one of its agents), buying online, or going through a broker. Direct-to-carrier paths make it more difficult to shop the market across product […]