January 2, 2018
The increased penalty amounts became effective.
On Jan. 2, 2018, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule that increases the civil penalty amounts that may be imposed on employers under various federal laws. The final rule increases the civil penalty amounts associated with:
Failing to …
January 1, 2017
EEOC’s final wellness rules under ADA and GINA became effective.
January 1, 2019
District court’s ruling to vacate incentive limits under the EEOC’s final wellness rules takes effect.
On Dec. 20, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated key provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity …
January 1, 2018
Most of the Act’s tax reform provisions became effective.
On Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Act). The Act makes significant changes to the federal Internal Revenue Code (Code), including changes that impact employee benefits. Effective for 2018:
March 2, 2018
Deadline for furnishing 2017 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals
February 28, 2018
Deadline for 2017 filing with the IRS in paper form
April 2, 2018
Deadline for 2017 filing with the IRS electronically
On Dec. 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-06 to:
December 22, 2017
The tax reform bill was signed into law by President Donald Trump.
2019 Tax Year
Individual mandate penalties will be reduced to zero.
On Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the tax reform bill, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, after it passed …