Employee Benefit Plans

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Health Coverage While on COVID-19 Family Leave

Many employees who have children out of school due to COVID-19 need extra help. Thanks to the Families First Coronavirus…

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Can Employees Make Midyear Changes to their HSA Elections?

Here’s a question from an employer about changing Health Savings Account (HSA) contributions: Q. Some of our employees would like…

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Keep Employees COVID-19 Free: An Employer’s Guide From OSHA

Naturally you care about the health and safety of your employees, and don’t need a federal agency to tell you…

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

Dear clients, President Trump has signed in law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act.   This bill substantially changes the restrictions…

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Payroll Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Guidance

Dear clients, The SBA has released the application for PPP loan forgiveness and clarification of several key questions regarding eligible…

Plan for Employee Safety as Employees Return to Work

Chances are, employers don’t need the force of law to make them care about the health of their employees, especially…

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COBRA Coverage for Furloughed Workers

Many companies have questions about how to handle employee benefits, especially health care coverage while employees are on furlough due…

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Form 5500 Deadline: Is it Extended Due to COVID-19?

The questions from employers continue, as more and more standard employee benefit tasks come due. In a time when the…

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Can Employees Collect Unemployment if They Refuse to Return to Work?

Many states are beginning to reopen in phases and employees are being called back to work. In general, most states…

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Can FSA Elections Be Changed During this Pandemic?

Q. One of our employees elected to contribute $2,500 to his health Flexible Savings Account (FSA) for 2020 to cover…