Posts in Benefit Minute

  1. Employee Benefits Compliance Updates (Benefit Minute)

    This issue of the Benefit Minute provides a recap of some recent regulatory activity affecting employee benefits compliance.

  2. Final Rule Expands Availability of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (Benefit Minute)
  3. More States Require Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefit (Benefit Minute)
  4. Fringe Benefits for More Than 2% Shareholders of an S Corporation — Benefit Minute

    Generally, many fringe benefits provided to employees are excluded from taxable income.  However, this favorable tax treatment is not available to an S corp shareholder who owns more than 2% of the stock of the corporation on any day of the corporation’s tax year (referred to as a 2% shareholder).  Section 1372 of the Internal […]

  5. HIPAA Portability and Nondiscrimination – A Refresher (Benefit Minute)
  6. Prescription Drug Developments (Benefit Minute)
  7. Recent Developments in Employee Benefit Programs (Benefit Minute)

    With a Republican controlled Senate and a Democratic controlled House of Representatives, it is unlikely there will be major legislative changes in the next two years. New developments in the employee benefits landscape are now coming primarily through judicial decisions and regulatory action. Below are some benefit areas that have been recently impacted.

  8. Benefit Plan and Payroll Limits for 2019 (Benefit Minute)
  9. Outlook for Healthcare Legislation and Regulation After the 2018 Midterm Election (Benefit Minute)