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BenefitScape Offers Additional Services to Ceridian Users

BenefitScape is a certified Ceridian Dayforce Partner. This status reflects the value BenefitScape brings to ACA reporting and compliance for thousands of employers across all HCM platforms. And for Ceridian Dayforce users, it means BenefitScape can provide additional services too….

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WBENC TURNS 25 IN 2022

WBENC celebrates 25 years

BenefitScape is proud to be an active and certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Read here about the 25 year anniversary program of events. More info >

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TY2020 Draft Forms 1095-C and 1094-C Released Along with New Form 1095-C Codes

TY2020 Draft Forms 1095-C and 1094-C Released Along with New Form 1095-C Codes

Important news! On July 13, 2020, the IRS released its draft TY2020 Forms 1095-C and 1094-C with some significant changes. Read about these changes here!

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IRS Releases RP 2020-36 with Affordability Updates

IRS Releases RP 2020-36 with Affordability Updates

The IRS recently updated their indexing adjustments for certain provisions under IRC Section 36B in Revenue Procedure 2020-36. There are two important updates for your review.

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NJ Deadline Extension May 15

NJ Deadline Extension May 15, 2020 for Healtcare eFiling

Here is a guide to determining your organization’s readiness and a few practical tips if your organization is to…

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New Jersey eFiling Method from XML

New Jersey eFiling Method from XML

As deadlines approach, here is a little help from your friends at BenefitScape to help with NJ mandate efiling. Take a look at this Outline of a project plan to enable e-filing to New Jersey starting with the IRS AIR XML file.

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State Mandate eFiling Services

State Mandate eFiling Services

Currently, Massachusetts, California, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Vermont have passed state individual mandates. With each state passing its own individual mandate, it makes it difficult for companies to keep up with all the different regulations and reporting requirements. BenefitScape will efile all data required by the state.

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Questions and Answers on the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision

Questions and Answers on the Individual Shared Responsibility Provision

As a provider of millions of ACA 1095 Forms, we are often asked “if the employee must have a copy of this ACA Form 1095 to file their federal income tax return?”
The IRS has finally answered the question, NO. The Form 1095 is not needed to file Form 1040. In fact there is no longer even a place on the 1040 to provde any information on the individual mandate. THE BOX IS GONE!

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IRS Issues Extension for Furnishing Forms 1095-B/C and Eliminates Transitional Good Faith Relief for Tax Year (TY) 2021

ACA Reporting Extension.. Whew!

Missed a deadline? Don’t compound the issue and risk a penalty, print and file forms as soon as possible and email in order to be able to exhibit “Good Faith” and explain your reason for not meeting the deadlines.

The IRS has,provided little breathing room for employers required to prepare ACA Forms. In Notice 2019-63, the IRS provided additional reporting relief for employers for the 2019 calendar year.
Note: eFiling to IRS AIR was not extended, deadline is March 31, 2020

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Employer Obligations Under State Individual Health Care Mandates

Employer Obligations Under State Individual Health Care Mandates

In Brief: BenefitScape Cloud can take your Federal ACA filing and eFile it to New Jersey. Its that simple!
No additional effort on your behalf, its that easy. The result 100% NJ Compliance with no additional work!
New Jersey employers and out-of-state employers that withhold and remit New Jersey Gross Income Tax for New Jersey residents must submit returns to the state and distribute statements to employees in early 2020.

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ACA PENALTY UPDATE: IRS ISSUING 972CG NOTICES FOR LATE FILING

ACA PENALTY UPDATE: IRS ISSUING 972CG NOTICES FOR LATE FILING

The IRS has begun issuing Notice 972CG, a penalty notice regarding late filings of Forms 1094 and 1095 for Tax Year 2017. The notices also include penalties for unresolved TIN validation errors and for not filing returns electronically if you filed more than 250 forms on paper.

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Federal money running out for uninsured COVID patients

BenefitScape Offers Additional Services to Ceridian Users

BenefitScape is a certified Ceridian Dayforce Partner. This status reflects the value BenefitScape brings to ACA reporting and compliance for thousands of employers across all HCM platforms. And for Ceridian Dayforce users, it means BenefitScape can provide additional services too….

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WBENC TURNS 25 IN 2022

WBENC celebrates 25 years

BenefitScape is proud to be an active and certified member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Read here about the 25 year anniversary program of events. More info >

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Ceridian Insights The BenefitScape Role

Ceridian Insights The BenefitScape Role

BenefitScape is a Ceridian implementation partner for Dayforce with certified consultants specializing in Employee Benefits. We participated in the…

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Rhode Island Joins the States Requiring Healthcare Mandate Reporting

Rhode Island Joins the States Requiring Healthcare Mandate Reporting

Who is subject to this reporting requirement? An employer or other sponsor of an employment-based health plan that…

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Back to ACA Basics with Forms 1095-C and 1094-C

Back to ACA Basics with Forms 1095-C and 1094-C

As TY2020 ACA Compliance and Reporting deadlines are fast approaching, refer to BenefitScape's Back to ACA Basics to…

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IRS Issues Extension for Furnishing Forms 1095-B/C and Eliminates Transitional Good Faith Relief for Tax Year (TY) 2021

IRS Issues Extension For Furnishing Forms 1095-B/C and Reinforces Good Faith Transition Relief for a Final Time

The IRS has issued Notice 2020-76 extending the due date for the 2020 1095-B and 1095-C forms to be sent…

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TY2018 IRS Letters 5699 and 226J Reopened and Reissued

TY2018 IRS Letters 5699 and 226J Reopened and Reissued

The IRS has recently begun issuing and re-sending Letters 5699 for Tax Year 2018 for non-filers. Their Enforcement…

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Let's Review the Recent ICHRA Updates on Forms 1095 & 1094

Let’s Review the Recent ICHRA Updates on Forms 1095 & 1094

We've previously blogged about the updated Forms 1094-B/C and 1095-B/C for TY2020, and now we're pleased to share…

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ACA Considerations for Furloughs and Layoffs During COVID-19

ACA Considerations for Furloughs and Layoffs During COVID-19

As COVID-19 severely affects various industries such as hospitality and food service, your organization may be experiencing mass…

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ACA Considerations for Mass Hiring during COVID-19

ACA Considerations for Mass Hiring during COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused a great deal of uncertainty and confusion across many sectors as the situation continues to…

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ESRP Notices are Coming! Let's Get You Prepared

ESRP Notices are Coming! Let’s Get You Prepared

The IRS has recently posted an announcement on their website, saying all mailing and correspondence including responding to…

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