Posts by Tina Bull

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  1. Taxable & Nontaxable Fringe Benefits: A Refresher (Benefit Minute)

    This issue of the Benefit Minute summarizes the taxability of common fringe benefits that are provided to employees by employers. It reflects changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  Many of these items are described in IRS Publication 15-B, Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits.

  2. DOL Expands Association Health Plans (Benefit Minute)
  3. Department of Labor Continues to Focus on Mental Health Parity (Benefit Minute)
  4. Legislative and Regulatory Updates (Benefit Minute)

    This issue of the Benefit Minute provides a recap of some recent state and federal legislative and regulatory activity.

  5. Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (MHWFA) (Benefit Minute)
  6. New Disability Claims Regulation Effective April 2, 2018 (Benefit Minute)
  7. IRS Provides Short-Term Relief for HSA Eligibility in Maryland (Benefit Alert)

    Current Maryland insurance law requires all policies issued or renewed in the state after January 1, 2018 to provide coverage for male contraception and sterilization procedures without being subject to any cost-sharing requirements (including the deductible). This mandate created a question as to whether such plans could still be considered Qualified High Deductible Health Plans […]

  8. Federal Legislation Impacts Employee Benefit Plans (Benefit Minute)
  9. IRS Again Extends Deadline to Provide Forms 1095-B and 1095-C (Benefit Alert)