Tag: Insurance & Benefits



Workers' Compensation: The Devil is in the Details

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When it comes to workers’ compensation insurance, the devil is in the details. Join us for this informative webinar where you’ll learn how active policy management can save you time, headaches, and money.  




SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Colorado Small Businesses Economically Impacted by Red Mountain Pass Closures

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest working capital federal loans to small businesses economically impacted by the Red Mountain Pass Rockslide that began January 13, 2014. Assistance available in the primary counties of Ouray and neighboring counties of Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, San Juan, and San Miguel. >>Read SBA’s full Press Release >>Apply online at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela  




Risky Business > Employee vs. Independent Contractor

It is important that employers understand the distinctions between employees and independent contractors. Classification can be a complex task, prone to mistakes, myths, misunderstandings, and classification errors – whether innocent or intentional – can be costly to the employer. With today’s tax revenue shortfalls, government agencies are cracking down on misclassification of workers. Here are two examples that have made recent headlines: FedEx to Pay $2.3 Million...

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Missed our Healthcare Webinar on 4/2?

VIEW OUR RECENT WEBINAR – Your Healthcare Roadmap Deadlines are fast approaching for employers to develop their strategy to deal with the 2014 requirements of the Affordable Care Act.  Will you drop coverage and pay the penalties? Or, find a way to restructure either your plan or your workforce to comply at a cost you can live with? How will all the newly released guidance...

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New 401k Fee-Transparency Rules

Beginning July 1st, providers are to disclose clear, details fee information to plan sponsors. So, by now you’ve probably received one or more 408(b)(2) disclosures – the 29 pages or so legalese. Upon review you may realize for the first time that you plan is not in fact free. The more challenging deadline for HR managers is on August 30th, when plan officials are to...

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Tax Credit for Employer Health Insurance Premiums

The small business tax credit, passed with the 2010 Affordable Care Act, is designed to encourage employers to maintain existing health coverage or offer insurance to their employees for the first time. Businesses can claim the credit on the IRS Form 8941. Who is eligible: Employers who employ fewer than 25 full-time employees. Employers whose annual average earnings wage per employee is less than $50,000...

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