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So-called excepted benefits—limited-scope dental and vision benefits—are exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s requirements to provide affordable group coverage that provides minimum value. Final ACA regulations modify those benefits, and add long-term care benefits and certain employee assistance plans into the excepted benefits category.

Don’t let a handful of people dominate your next brainstorming session. Use a round-robin technique to ensure that everyone participates and no one wields too much influence.
Do you want to impress your boss? Utter these phrases regularly—and back them up with action—and you will be seen as a star employee:
When you need to ask others to change behavior that is adversely affecting your work, follow this advice.
This is your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.

It’s officially Payroll crunch time. The Social Security Administration is cracking down on employers that submit W-2/W-3 forms with errors ... but you already have everything organized and ready to go, right?

Q: A terminating employee is requesting an early W-2. He’s also requesting that Payroll provide him with written verification that he hit the 2014 Social Security taxable wage base, even though his W-2 clearly shows this in Box 3. He insists that he doesn’t need to restart paying Social Security taxes with his new employer, since he maxed out for 2014. Is he correct?
What’s the office manager’s toughest task? Hiring? Budgeting? No, it’s merely getting the whole staff to sign, date and return a simple document of acknowledgment or policy change.
A recent Information Letter issued by the IRS on the taxation of employer-provided parking, although noncontroversial, serves as a useful reminder that “free” parking for employees may result in taxes for both the employee and the employer.
The Department of Labor (DOL) is closing out the year with a bang. It’s issued final regulations increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for employees who work on new or renewed federal contracts and has postponed enforcement action on its final regulations governing home care ­workers.