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WG-Pinnacle Webinar on IRS’ Health Care Reporting Requirements and Calculating and Tracking Full-Time Employees Under Look-Back Rules

2014 October 07.

On October 9, 2014, Western Growers and Pinnacle Claims Management will host a health care reform webinar to get your company up to speed on the large employer pay or pay mandate which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. Along with providing you with the latest information about how to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and new guidance regarding mandatory IRS reporting requirements, WG will launch Pinnacle’s NEW ACA Dashboard.  

How to Comply With IRS Reporting Under the ACA: WG-Pinnacle Webinar Oct. 9

2014 October 02.

On October 9, 2014, Western Growers and Pinnacle Claims Management will host a health care reform webinar to get your company up to speed on the large employer pay or pay mandate which will go into effect on January 1, 2015. Along with providing you with the latest information about how to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and new guidance regarding mandatory IRS reporting requirements, WG will take the opportunity to launch Pinnacle’s NEW ACA Dashboard.  

DEAR JON: Seasonal Worker Status Explained

2014 October 01.

Dear Jon,

 

The August 2014 Edition of WG&S Magazine Will Be Arriving Soon

2014 August 05.

The August 2014 edition of the WG&S Magazine is in the mail. Here’s a preview of some of the stories you will see:  

COVER STORY:

AGRICULTURAL LITIGATION: Needs Cover a Myriad of Topics

 

PRESIDENT’S NOTES

Farming Big Data via Technology

 

FEATURE STORIES

ACA & Seasonal Employees

2014 August 01.

Dear Jon:

 

I’m still confused about when or if I need to offer coverage to my seasonal employees.  Can you shed a little more light on this subject?

 

 — In the Dark in Delano

 

Dear ITDID,

 

What Does the IRS Want to Know About Health Care Insurance?

2014 July 01.

Dear Jon,

I’ve heard all sorts of news about employers being required to report information to the IRS about the types of health benefits they offer to their employees.  I’m at a loss about how this works and when I have to report.

—Reaching in Reedley

 

Dear Reaching,

General Rule

From A to Z, WGIS Can Cover Your Needs

2014 July 01.

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, many companies are consumed with making sure their health care insurance is up to date and in compliance with the law.

FLCs and the Large Employer Mandate

2014 May 01.

Dear Jon,

 

We use farm labor contractors (FLCs) to perform all sorts of services on our farm.  I’m concerned about the large employer mandate and whether or not the employees that work for the FLC could somehow subject me to a tax penalty under Obamacare.  Am I concerned for no reason?

 

— Feeling Hoodwinked in Hughson

 

Dear Hoodwinked,

 

Mandated Controls under the Affordable Care Act Will Affect Your Premium Rates

2014 May 01.

If you are a small employer offering health benefits insurance not under a grandfathered plan (see below), this information will help you understand the new way of calculating employee premiums and thereby assist you in making informed decisions about how you design and select your company’s health benefits plans.

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one impact of the mandate changes how carriers will be able to rate a small employer’s group for the purpose of determining premiums.

Conflicting Reports About Delays Are Confusing

2014 April 01.

Dear Jon,

On the news there is conflicting information about Obamacare and what’s been delayed.  I understand that the employer mandate is delayed again but what’s this all this hubbub about being able to keep my plan if I like it?  Does this apply in California?

—Hassled by the Hubbub

 

Dear Hassled,