Outsourcing the HR Function

Many small business owners would agree that a great deal of time is wasted and ever-growing frustration gained from meddling through various HR issues. Laborious tasks such as payroll, benefits, ACA compliance, federal and state taxes, HR management functions (discipline, attendance), recruiting, safety, and keeping up to date on the ever-changing legal regulations can suck up at least 50% of …

Employee Perks: Recruiting with Benefits

In our post last month, we talked about the economy recovering and the shift that is taking place within the employment community. As the economy continues to rebound, employees are moving back into a position of security and control in regards to their futures. They are more confident in quitting their current jobs for better opportunities with more benefits. It …

The Affordable Care Act is Now in Session

The PPACA, commonly known as “Obamacare” was signed into effect on March 23, 2010. This law put into place comprehensive health insurance reforms that were rolled out over four years and beyond. Some of these reforms were providing insurance for un-insured Americans, young adult coverage was extended to children up to age 26, covering more preventive services, and strengthening Medicare. …

Timeline of Health Insurance Reform

As most everyone knows, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was upheld in a somewhat surprising Supreme Court decision in August. Below is a timeline of changes, deadlines, and in some cases decisions, that employers will face going forward. W2 Inclusion of cost of employer-sponsored health coverage for employers who filed more than 250 Forms W2 in prior year …