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Month: October 2013

HPS Executive Summary Results Are In

Results from the United Benefit Advisors (UBA) 2013 Health Plan Survey are in! See how your firm’s health plan stacks up against your competitors.

Employers Push Health Care Acounts

As millions of working Americans open their employer’s health care packets this month, many will be encountering a new option: high-deductible plans linked to health savings accounts that come loaded with tax benefits.

IRS and DOL Issue Guidance on HRAs and Employer Payment Plans

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) jointly issued guidance on Sept. 13, 2013, that addresses health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) and premium reimbursement arrangements. These releases are extremely technical, cove…

New Case Revives Hopes for Refunds

The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari to review the Sixth Circuit’s decision in Quality Stores, which held that severance payments in connection with a reduction in force (RIF) are exempt from Social Security (FICA) taxes. United State…