October 25, 2016
The IRS announced the health FSA dollar limit for 2017.
Tax Years Beginning in 2017
The $2,600 dollar limit on employee salary reduction contributions to health FSAs applies for these years.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a dollar limit on employees’ salary reduction contributions to health flexible spending …
July 1, 2016
The DOL published new penalty amounts in the Federal Register.
August 1, 2016
New penalty amounts for ERISA violations become effective.
On July 1, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued an interim final rule that increases the civil penalty amounts that may be imposed under various federal laws, including …
May 18, 2016
The DOL announced a final rule updating white collar exemption qualification requirements.
December 1, 2016
The final rule becomes effective. Employers are required to comply with the final rule by this date.
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime …
January 1, 2017
The final rules’ notice requirement and incentive limits apply as of the first day of the first plan year that begins on or after Jan. 1, 2017 (for the health plan used to determine the amount of incentive).
On May 16, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …
January 1, 2017
The new contribution limits for HSAs become effective. The only change for 2017 is the $50 increase to the contribution limit for individuals with self-only HDHP coverage.
2017 Plan Years
The HDHP cost-sharing limits for 2017 apply for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2017. These limits are …