iStock_000066252725_LargeAt the beginning of each calendar year  all employers who are considered “Applicable Large Employers” (“ALE”) under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) Employer Mandate Regulations will be required to file with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) annual information returns concerning the health care coverage offered to full-time employees.  Employers may be assessed penalties for failures

Healthcare.jpgThis post was authored by Heather DeBlanc

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require large employers (i.e. those with over 50 full time equivalent employees) to offer “substantially all” of their full-time employees (and their dependents) the opportunity to enroll in affordable health coverage.  A full-time employee is one who averages 30 hours or more