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Archive for December, 2014

Employment Corner

Employee Retirement Triggers Final Pay Obligations California Labor Code section 202 requires that employers pay employees their final wages, including accrued and unused vacation or paid time off (PTO), in a timely fashion: immediately in the case of an involuntary termination, and within 72 hours of an employee voluntarily “quitting” without notice. A ruling in […]

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Goals: increasing the quality and affordability of health insurance, lowering the uninsured rate by expanding public and private insurance coverage, and […]

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Form W-2 Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage

The Affordable Care Act requires most employers to report the cost of coverage under an employer sponsored group health plan on the Form W-2 of each employee annually. However, reporting the cost of health care coverage on the W-2 does not mean that the coverage is taxable, as the value of the employer’s excludable contribution […]

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Posted in: Healthcare Reform, News

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