Recently, wellness attracted the interest of the EEOC, prompting it to file three cases alleging that employer wellness programs violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Brad Wolfsen, bswift, deconstructs these cases and explains why employers with an interest in wellness and wellness incentives need to pay attention to this evolving regulatory issue.
In early 2016, employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees are required to submit new tax forms to employees and the IRS for the 2015 plan year. (Note that in December 2015, deadlines for 1095 employee distribution and 1094 filings were extended.*) In the video, Don Garlitz, Senior Vice President, bswift, answers key compliance questions including: Should taxpayers receive Form 1095 if they are not covered? What effects do employer wellness programs have on reporting plan affordability to the IRS? And more.
*Learn more about these changes from U.S. News and World Report.