Entries by United Benefit Advisors

How to Train and Develop Your Employees — the Right Way

In today’s corporate landscape, training and development, or learning and development (L&D), plays an integral role in the way employees are scouted, retained, and promoted.

The Treasury Releases 2019-2020 Priority Guidance Plan

The Treasury released its 2019-2020 Priority Guidance Plan (Priority Guidance Plan) that sets forth guidance priorities for the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) during the twelve-month period from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.

A Recession in 2020? Here’s What the Experts Say, and How You Can Prep for It

With the upcoming decade bringing new benefit opportunities, open enrollment, and brand new positions, the future looks bright for businesses of every size and sector...

A Recession in 2020? Here’s What the Experts Say, and How You Can Prep for It

With the upcoming decade bringing new benefit opportunities, open enrollment, and brand new positions, the future looks bright for businesses of every size and sector...

District Court Vacates Parts of ACA Section 1557 Nondiscrimination Rule

As background, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 1557 provides that individuals shall not be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any health program or activity which...

It’s Time to Give Your Performance Review…a Performance Review

If you’ve felt the itch to reimagine your company’s performance review structure, your head is probably in the right place.

DOL, HHS, and Treasury Release Final FAQs on Mental Health / Substance Use Disorder Parity

The U.S. Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury (collectively, the “Departments”) released final FAQs About Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Implementation and the 21st Century Cures Act Part 39.

IRS Releases Information Letter on Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties under the ACA

IRS Releases Information Letter on Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties under the ACA

How to Handle Pay-History Inquiries —The Right Way

We've all been there. You've gotten deep into the job interview process, and then you're face-to-face with the awkward question: would you share your previous salary?

IRS Announces Health Insurance Providers Fee to Resume in 2020

As background, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) imposes a fee on each covered entity (for example, health insurers or a non-fully insured MEWA) engaged in the business of providing health insurance for United States health risks.

IRS Publishes Proposed Rules on Affordability Safe Harbors and Nondiscrimination for ICHRAs

IRS Publishes Proposed Rules on Affordability Safe Harbors and Nondiscrimination for ICHRAs