Small Business Self-Funded Health Insurance Surges
For the right firm, the self-funding healthcare option can help employers mitigate the risk of rising premiums while continuing to assist employees with health coverage.
Cutting Small-Business Health Coverage Risks With HMRAs
A traditional HRA with an employer health matching reimbursement account (HMRA) can provide a solution for small-business clients.
Your Exposure to Obamacare’s Shared Responsibility Tax Penalty
A reminder on the the rules and penalties under the Affordable Care Act for employers and employees who fail to maintain qualified health care coverage.
Obamacare's Cadillac Tax Will Not Survive
The Obama administration is floating a plan to scale back the unpopular tax in high-cost areas.
Dodging Steep Penalties in Retiree-Only HRA Design
Worried about the Cadillac tax? ACA provisions have limited health reimbursement arrangements, but these vehicles may yet be important for employers.
Is the Stand-Alone HRA Making a Comeback?
Stand-alone health reimbursement arrangements have been a casualty of the Affordable Care Act, but proposed legislation could allow some small businesses to keep using them.
Maximizing Health Savings: HSA or FSA?
As out-of-pocket health-related expenses rise, finding a tax-preferred funding method has become critical. So, health savings accounts or flexible spending accounts? Or both?
How Tax-Savvy Advisors Can Tackle Obamacare Taxes
Chad Smith of HD Vest discusses ways to help clients with the Medicare surtax in the Affordable Care Act.
Under the Hood: Medicare Premiums—What You Need to Know, Pt. 2
Understanding the premiums for Medicare parts A, B and D, along with some changes to the program from the Affordable Care Act.
What Obama Health Law Means Now That It’s Called a Tax
Considering the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s broad reach, one simple thing is true of the PPACA’s potential tax and investment consequences: it’s complicated.