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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Employee Handbook Updates: A Top Priority At The Bottom of Your To-Do List

Date: February 12, 2018

Topic: HR Consulting

  They’re most likely at the bottom of your “to-do list”, but they shouldn’t be.  In the wake of ever-changing tides in Washington, your employee handbook has most likely become outdated, meaning your handbook is no longer properly p...

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Government Funding Bill Defers Cadillac Tax To 2022

Date: February 1, 2018

Topic: Health Care Reform

The Big Picture: Already the beneficiary of a two-year delay that passed in December of 2015, the effective date of the “Cadillac tax” has been kicked down the road again, this time to 2022. The stop gap funding measure also suspended the Heal...

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From Tinseltown to the Workplace: Sexual Harassment Takes Center Stage

Date: January 19, 2018

Topic: HR Consulting

#MeToo. This hashtag has rocked social media sharing platforms and shattered sexual harassment myths over the past month. Shocking harassment and assault allegations railed against A-List personalities in Hollywood, Washington, D.C. and major news...

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Department Of Labor Releases Adjustments To Penalties Associated With Employee Benefit Programs

Date: January 6, 2018

Topic: Benefits News

Each year, the Department of Labor (DOL) is required to release the annual adjustments it makes to monetary penalties imposed for benefits-related violations. Employers who maintain compliance throughout the year will not be subject to any penalt...

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