Large Employer Designation

December 23, 2015

Limiting ACA Liability

As employers get familiar with new ACA reporting obligations, their focus will move toward long-term strategies to limit future penalties. While full-time employees are easy to identify and plan for, variable hour employees’ schedules change with the needs of the business and can be harder to predict and manage. Many organizations undertake a “limiting” strategy […]

December 23, 2015

Benefits of Using Time & Attendance Data for ACA Compliance

A time and attendance system can assist employers with managing employee status, responding to audits and complying with other calendar-based reporting requirements including the ACA determination process which includes three periods: a measurement period, an administrative period, and a stability period. A measurement period is an employer-designated period of time used to deter­mine if an […]

December 8, 2015

I Have Part-Time Seasonal Employees. How Do I Track Them for ACA Reporting?

I Have Part-Time Seasonal Employees. How Do I Track Them for ACA Reporting? Today’s industries are burdened by understanding the ALE designation as defined by the ACA and its implications for them. The ALE determination subjects an employer to shared responsibility for health insurance options. VisualACA provides a summary to a show month-by-month employee count […]

October 8, 2015

ACA for Aggregated Companies

Determining applicable large employer status under ACA, The Affordable Care Act (ACA) set clear criteria for businesses to assess if they meet applicable large employer status. But what about aggregated companies? Generally, aggregated companies (two or more companies with a common owner or similar relationship) are treated as a single employer. So, under ACA, if […]