Employee Benefits

IRS extends health care information return due dates

In response to concerns by employers and insurers about meeting the current due dates for information returns required under the health care law, the IRS delayed the due dates for these returns for the upcoming filing season.

Health reform prohibits most reimbursement plans

Transition relief continues through 2015 for S corporation 2% shareholder-employees, but stand-alone health reimbursement arrangements and employer payment plans can be subject to penalties.

HSA amounts for 2016

The IRS issued the inflation-adjusted figures for calendar year 2016 for the annual contribution limits for health savings accounts and the minimum deductible amounts and maximum out-of-pocket expense amounts for high-deductible health plans.

2016 inflation adjustments for HSAs released

The inflation-adjusted amounts include the annual contribution limitation, the minimum deductible amounts and maximum out-of-pocket expense amounts for high-deductible health plans.

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