Author: Julie Athey

Thinking Bigger Guide 2014-15

What You Need to Know About the ACA for 2015

With all the recent changes and delays to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it’s easy to lose track of what you as an employer are required to do and what can wait for another day. Let’s take a quick look at what has and hasn’t been delayed for small businesses and what you need to be doing now to prepare for 2015 and beyond. (more…)

Health, Management

Health Care Tax Credit Grows in ‘14

Starting with the 2010 tax year, the Affordable Care Act authorized a tax credit for certain small employers that paid for some or all of their employees’ health insurance. During that time frame, few employers took advantage of the credit, either because they didn’t qualify or because the amount of any potential credit was too low. (more…)

Health, HR, Management

Taking—and Giving—Notice

As a small business owner, it's understandable if keeping up with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act doesn't top your list of priorities. After all, the law's primary mandate for employers—to offer a certain level of affordable health coverage to employees—applies only to employers that have 50 or more employees. (Even that requirement is being postponed for a year.) (more…)