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New agency FAQs drive a stake further into the heart of premium reimbursement arrangements and eliminate a common executive perk

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

In clear and unambiguous terms, the U.S. Departments of Labor ("DOL") and Health and Human Services and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") (the

IRS to close “loophole” on “sub-standard” plans without hospitalization or physician services coverage

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

On November 4, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") announced that it intends to close a perceived "loophole" in health care reform. This

IRS increases maximum employee contribution to health care FSAs for 2015

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2014

The IRS announced yesterday that the maximum annual employee contribution to a health care flexible spending account plan is increasing by $50 to $2

IRS announces how exempt organizations can claim new health care tax credit

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

In our April 7, 2010 blog entry on the health care tax credit, we explained that the credit was designed to encourage small employers, including exempt organizations, to offer health insurance coverage for the first time or maintain the coverage they already have

IRS releases guidance on wellness programs and “affordability” under the employer mandate

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

On May 3, 2013, the IRS released proposed regulations on certain provisions relating to the federal premium tax credits that eligible individuals

What does PPACA stand for? Punitive penalties are clearly authorized

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

A recently posted IRS Q&A raises the specter of serious penalties for non-compliance with the Affordable Care Act. The context of the question

Reminder: ACA’s out-of-pocket limits differ from HSA-qualified HDHPs starting in 2015

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

In April, the IRS released the 2015 inflation adjustments for Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and HSA-qualified high deductible health plans (HDHPs). A

IRS to amend cafeteria plan regulations to facilitate enrollment in Marketplace coverage

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released Notice 2014-55, which expands the cafeteria plan "change in status"

IRS releases guidance for employers and others on the 2013 Medicare taxes under the Affordable Care Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2012

On November 30, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service released proposed regulations and two sets of frequently asked questions implementing two new Medicare taxes under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that are effective starting in 2013

IRS releases guidance on Form W-2 informational reporting requirement

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2011

On March 29, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") released Notice 2011-28, which provides guidance to employers on the requirement under the Affordable Care Act (the "Act") to report the cost of employer-sponsored health coverage on employees' annual Forms W-2