Pete Frittitta

Health Care Reform Law Here To Stay: What Do Employers Have To Do Next?

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November 8th, 2012

President Barack Obama has been re-elected for a second term in office. Obama’s re-election, along with last summer’s Supreme Court decision upholding the health care reform law, cements the Democratic Party’s dedication to the legislation. What do employers have to do next? With the landscape of employer-provided health care potentially changing over the next few» Read Full Article

IRS Guidance on Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

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February 9th, 2011

The Internal Revenue Service released final guidance for small employers eligible to claim the new small business health care tax credit for the 2010 tax year. This includes a one-page form and instructions small employers will use to claim the credit for the 2010 tax year. New Form 8941, Credit for Small Employer Health Insurance Premiums,» Read Full Article

2011 Health Plan Costs Projected to Rise

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October 29th, 2010

A recent survey by the National Business Group on Health reveals that large U.S. employers predict their health care benefits costs will rise an average of 8.9 percent in 2011 (up from 7 percent in 2010). Top strategies employers plan to use to control costs include: Raising employee contributions (63 percent) Raising out-of-pocket maximums (46» Read Full Article

Webinar: Health Care Reform Update for Employer Sponsored Plans

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April 29th, 2010

Thanks to everyone who attended this free webinar hosted by our Assurex partner on Health Care Reform for Employer Sponsored Plans. May 5, 2010 1:30-2:30 (CST).

Webinar: So You Think Your Small Business Tax Credit is Coming Soon?

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April 28th, 2010

The recently enacted federal health reform legislation contains provisions for health insurance expense tax credits for small businesses. A qualifying employer must have less than the “equivalent” of 25 full-time workers. Employer eligibility rules, how to calculate the full-time equivalent workforce, amount of credit, how the credit is calculated, how to claim the credit and other important concerns were covered in this 60 minute Webinar.

Health Care Reform: What Happens Next?

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April 14th, 2010

It has been difficult enough to keep track of the legislative process and much more difficult to actually know and understand what it contains and means. We know that there are many more questions than there are answers at this point. One simple and common question that we have received from many of you is: “So what happens next?” In an effort to help answer that question, we have made two documents available to you…