Benefits Buzz Newsletter - September 2021
This month's Benefits Buzz discusses the recently issued FAQs regarding the No Surprises Act and transparency rule, as well as a proposed rule that would expand electronic filing with the IRS.
COVID-19 Vaccine Surcharges, Mandates and Incentives: What Employers Should Know;
If an employer wants a vaccinated workforce but is dealing with vaccine skepticism, what are their options? This article explores this complicated situation and discusses the multitude of choices facing employers.
September Tips for Enjoying a Healthy Lifestyle;
Live Well, Work Well Newsletter - September 2021
The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month's newsletter discusses pandemic re-entry anxiety, c
EEOC Extends EEO-1 Deadline for 2019 and 2020 Data to Oct. 25;
On Aug. 18, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that employers submit to equal employment (EEO-1) reporting now have until Oct. 25, 2021, to complete their submissions of 2019 and 2020 workforce data. This Legal Update provides information about the deadline exten
COBRA Subsidy Notice Due by Sept. 15 (Sooner for Some);
The American Rescue Plan Act provides COBRA premium assistance to eligible individuals and imposes notice requirements on health plans. One such requirement is that plans must notify eligible individuals about when their premium assistance ends, and whether they may be eligible for regular COBRA cov
Proposed Rule Would Expand IRS Electronic Filing Requirement;
On July 23, 2021, the IRS published a proposed rule that would expand the requirement to file certain information returns electronically, including those under Section 6055 and Section 6056. This Legal Update provides an overview of the proposed rule.