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ACA - No Answers Until The New Administration Begins to Legislate

We know that since 2010, the Affordable Care Act has insured more than 12 million Americans.  Some of those covered are very happy and others are not.  Regardless of this scenario, 2017 brings in a new administration and changes are anticipated.  So, what does that entail? The recent challenges in the ACA marketplaces are not insurmountable. Policymakers at both the federal and state level have many  options for improving the affordability of private health insurance, both in the marketplac...
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Affordable Care Act - 2017

"Small business owners, employees and consumers are struggling to understand the coverage, networks, and costs in the new year. Below are the latest guidelines and three changes to coverage in 2017." Three Affordable Care Act Coverage Changes in 2017 Under the final 2016 rule, three Affordable Care Act changes will start in 2017 include: Increased Information About Provider Networks Out-of-network Providers Out-of-pocket Costs Details Of Three Affordable Care Act changes expected to come in 2017...
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The Affordable Care Act is Changing In 2017

The Affordable Care health insurance landscape may look completely different in 2017. It is highly unlikely that any material changes will happen for the 2017 coverage year (for which Open Enrollment is taking place now.) But there will be changes and we don't know yet how or when they will take place. What Might Be Changing: ObamaCare made health insurance mandatory, tried to provide financial relief to low-income Americans who were now forced to buy it, and added in some much-needed consumer p...
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TelePayroll® Announces The Second Year Recognition On The 2016 Inc. 5000 List

Los Alamitos, CALIF. – DECEMBER 1, 2016 For the second year in a row, TelePayroll, a family-owned and managed company providing payroll, HR, and employee benefits solutions to expanding companies seeking cost-effective and reliable payroll and human capital management services, today announced, the firm earned recognition on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list. By adhering to a simple philosophy – payroll and HR/employee benefits solutions - The Inc. 5000 list refers to the 5,000 fastest-growing, privately ...
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Official Information About ACA - November 2016

Latest Analysis of 2017 Premiums & insurer Participation Provided by Healthcare.gov & Data Collected From States Running Their Own Exchange Websites Insurer Participation in the AFA Health Insurance Marketplaces Health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces (also called exchanges) are expected to increase faster in 2017 than in previous years because: The substantial losses experienced by many insurers in this market Phasing out of the ACA’s reinsurance program Seco...
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California Mandatory Sick Leave Frequently Asked Questions (Updated)

By Carri Lemmon, Quality Assurance Manager Back in our February newsletter, we posted a list of frequently asked questions from the state of California's website about the mandatory sick leave law. Since then, our clients have asked specific questions about the law that have came up over and over. Check through the list of most frequently asked questions about the Healthy Workplace Healthy Family act from our clients below, and feel free to email any other questions you may have to info@telepayr...
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The Tax Corner - June 2015

By Nancy Espinoza, Tax Manager Los Angeles Mayor Approves Minimum Wage Increase Los Angeles has approved a phased-in minimum wage increase to $15 per hour over the next five years. The minimum wage will increase to $10.50 on July 1, 2016. Annual increases will follow to $12, $13.25, $14.25, and $15. Employers with fewer than 25 employees will have an additional year to implement the increases. Several other cities have already set in place minimum wage increases: the San Diego minimum wage rate ...
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The Tax Corner - May 2015

By Nancy Espinoza, Tax Manager IRS Announces 2016 HSA Limits The IRS has announced the 2016 contribution limits for high-deductible health savings account. For individuals with self-only coverage, the contribution limit will remain at $3,350. For family coverage under a high-deductible plan, the 2016 limit will increase to $6,750. For details, click here . U.S. Department of Labor Publishes List of Potential Credit Reduction States for 2015 In March 2015, the Department of Labor published the St...
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The Tax Corner - April 2015

By Nancy Espinoza, Tax Manager Required Paperwork for Newly Hired Employees In order to stay compliant with the various government agencies, employers should be aware of necessary paperwork required when hiring new employees: Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all employers are required to verify the identity and the eligibility of employees to work in the United States using Form I-9. The current Form I-9 can be accessed by clicking here . For details on how to complete the f...
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Memorial Day Holiday Schedule

By Josh Contant, Facilities and Logistics Manager TelePayroll will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. Our courier service will be closed, and this is a bank holiday. Please make note of the following important items: Clients with a scheduled check date of Monday, May 25 th may want to change your check date to the Friday before (May 22 nd ) or the Tuesday after (May 26 th ). Please contact your Account Executive of any check date changes you would like done. Clients...
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