Monthly Archives: September 2013

Affordable Care Act – Employee Notification

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued instructions for employers on notifying their employees about the options available to them under the Affordable Care Act.

 All documents are also listed at the end of this post.  Click Below on the links for the documents in .pdf format.

What do you need to do?

  • Read through the Employer Information: 

Employer Information – Employee Notice Requirements

    • This notice provides information on what you must provide to your employees.
  • Provide ALL employees with either Notice A or Notice B.

Notice B – Employee Notice – ER with Coverage

Notice A – Employee Notice – ER without Coverage

    • These notices are blank, you must fill in your company information on the appropriate notice.

 Who does this apply to?

  • The requirements apply to ALL employers who have at least 1 employee.

What is the deadline?

  • The deadline to provide one of the two notices to ALL employees is October 1st. You must also begin giving the notice within 14 days to ALL employees hired after October 1st.

Who is an employee?

  • An employee is anyone you pay wages to and issue a W-2 to at the end of the year.

What if I don’t have any employees?

  • You are not required to issue any notices at this time.

Documents to Review:

Q3 Estimated Payments

REMINDER:  Q3 Estimated Payments are Due on 9/16/13.

If you need to make an estimated payment for your 2013 taxes, the due date is 9/16/13.  All estimated payments should be paid from your PERSONAL bank account.

If you have not paid in any taxes yet for 2013, it would be a good idea to start making some type of payment.  If you need more information on how much to pay, please contact our office.

NOTE:  This reminder is for ESTIMATED PAYMENTS – not WITHHOLDING TAXES.  If we have set you up to pay taxes via withholding from your corporation, this reminder does not apply to you.