Employee turnover affects companies in all industries. Combat it by increasing employee engagement.

How Much Does Employee Turnover Really Cost the Manufacturing and Distribution Industry?

Date: February 11, 2019

Topic: HR Consulting

Four years ago, employee turnover in the manufacturing and distribution industry averaged 13.7 percent. While this number might not ring any alarm bells, the resulting $840,700 spent on turnover costs per company surely does. Three years later, DC...

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New Yorl (NY) Govenor Cuomo enacts stricter sexual harassment laws

New York Sexual Harassment Law Changes: Is Your Organization Ready?

Date: February 6, 2019

Topic: BeneTips, HR Consulting

On April 12, 2018, New York’s Governor Cuomo signed the state budget, which includes a mandate that employers provide employees with annual sexual harassment training. In addition, the New York State Human Rights Law has been amended to now prot...

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IRS Announces NEW FSA Maximums for 2019

Date: November 16, 2018

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips

On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the IRS released the 2019 annual inflation adjustments.  Effective January 1, 2019, the new annual Health Care FSA maximum contribution will increase to $2,700. The new monthly maximum contributions for Qualifie...

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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Fee Adjustment Announced for 2019

Date: November 13, 2018

Topic: Benefits News, BeneTips

The IRS has announced the new PCOR fees for plan and policy years ending on or after October 1, 2018 and before October 1, 2019.  The fee has experienced a $0.06 increase; up to $2.45 from the amount previously in effect. This fee is analyzed on...

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Changing the Face of HRAs

Date: November 12, 2018

Topic: Benefits News, Health Care Reform

The Big Picture: New regulations have been proposed by the Trump administration regarding the rules of health reimbursement accounts (HRAs). The regulations would give employers of all sizes additional flexibility to provide greater choice to thei...

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myFlexDollars Gets Personal: It’s More Than Just a Fresh Coat of Paint!

Date: August 21, 2018

Topic: Benefits News, Company News

Baker Tilly Vantagen is proud to announce the launch of a fresh new view available at myFlexDollars.com.  We are confident that we’ve set in motion a best-in-class user experience that looks great and, for the first time, enables us to deliver ...

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Check Out Our 2018 Account Services Scorecard

Date: July 27, 2018

Topic: Benefits News, Company News

Baker Tilly Vantagen had a big year! We want to say thank you for your partnership and share what we’ve been up to. Check out our impressive  Account Services Scorecard below to see how we rack up against bench-marked administrators*.   *S...

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New ACA Regulation Proposed; IRS Releases Webpage For Letter 227 Clarification

Date: June 16, 2018

Topic: BeneTips

Expanding Mandatory Electronic Filing of Information Returns The IRS has proposed a regulation to expand the mandatory electronic filing of most information returns. Currently, the threshold that requires employers to file an information return e...

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Audit & Assessment Practices to Position a New HR Leader or Philosophy Webinar

Date: May 17, 2018

Topic: HR Consulting

Conducting a human resources (HR) audit and assessment helps get the tactical pieces right to kick off the process of identifying and positioning a new department leader and the rollout of an internal philosophy shift. Hear the expert take on step...

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Planning in the Age of Affordable Care Act (ACA) Changes Webinar

Date: May 4, 2018

Topic: Health Care Reform

Every day, a new rumored change seems to float its way through the news cycle. Which ones are true, and which ones remain speculation for now? More importantly, how will these changes affect your organization’s plan and strategy, and how can yo...

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IRS Announces Increase for HSA Family Contribution Limit

Date: April 27, 2018

Topic: Benefits News

The IRS announced an increase to the maximum HSA family contribution for the 2018 calendar year in Revenue Procedure 2018-27. The family contribution limit for HSAs has been raised from$6,850 to $6,900. This mid-year increase comes shortly a...

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Newsflash! IRS Announces Change for HSA Family Contribution Limit

Date: March 6, 2018

Topic: Benefits News

The IRS announced a decrease to the maximum HSA family contribution for the 2018 calendar year in the most recent Internal Revenue Bulletin (IRB) 2018-10. The family contribution limit for HSAs has been lowered from $6,900 to $6,850. This mi...

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