"An employer did not pay or file their PCORI fee last year. What should an employer do if they didn’t file?"There is no specific penalty for failure to report or pay the PCORI fee. However, since this fee is considered an excise tax, any related penalty and interest for failure to file a return..
If your organization had any assistance eligible individuals (AEIs) who received subsidized COBRA coverage during April, May, or June, a tax credit is available by filing Form 941 for the 2nd quarter. The form is due July 31, 2021.
On June 1, 2021, OSHA's Region V office in Chicago created a regional emphasis program (REP) focusing on occupational noise exposure at select manufacturing sites. OSHA Region V includes the midwestern states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
"An employer is terminating an employee due to elimination of the position, but the elimination is not related to COVID. Would he or she be eligible for the subsidy in this situation?"The COBRA event does not have to be related to COVID.If an individual lost eligibility due to any reduction in..
The EEOC has updated the Technical Assistance Questions and Answers as of May 28, 2021. Under this new guidance, the EEOC confirms the applicability of its wellness regulations under the ADA and GINA regarding vaccine incentives.The updated guidance confirms that, under the ADA, if the employee..
According to the latest data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), catalytic converter thefts more than tripled during 2020. In fact, while January 2020 recorded 652 catalytic converter thefts, these incidents repeatedly rose in frequency throughout the year—with December 2020..
Business owners, C-suite team members, and property owners – it goes without saying that you have navigated many storms thrown at you by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is likely you led your team through the government shutdown, implemented new safety programs to bring your team back to work, pivoted..
On May 18, 2021, the IRS released FAQs regarding COBRA and state continuation premium subsidies. As a reminder, these subsidies required to be paid 100% for assistance eligible individuals (AEIs) under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA).ARPA gives an enrollment opportunity for..