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how a family sets up coordination of benefits

October 12, 2018

What is the Coordination of Benefits?

The health care system is riddled with complexities and nuances, particularly when it comes to employer-provided health insurance. One confusing aspect of employer health coverage is the coordination of benefits, or COB, when an employee has more than one insurance plans. But what exactly is COB–and what should employees and employers know about this important […]

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Guide to tax and IRS forms

October 11, 2018

How to Navigate Different Types of Tax and IRS Forms

Tax time is enjoyed by very few. The process can be cumbersome and confusing, especially for new small business owners. There’s a lot to learn—everything from payroll taxes to specific tax forms—and it can seem overwhelming. With the right information, however, the filing process can be easier than you think. That’s why we’re breaking down […]

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Where is my IRS mailing address?

October 10, 2018

A State-by-State Guide for Each IRS Mailing Address

There’s plenty to think about when tax time rolls around. From figuring out the forms you need to fill out for each of your employees while tracking changes to tax laws, to making sure that you’ve reported all of your numbers correctly, the last thing you want to think about is the IRS mailing address to send […]

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FSA vs HSA

October 9, 2018

FSA vs HSA: Which is Best For Your Employees?

The topic of employee benefits has gone from watercooler conversation to national news, and employees are more engaged with their benefits than ever. Open Enrollment will be here before you know it, and your employees will be thinking about making changes—specifically: how to maximize the money they spend on medical care. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are two ways employers can […]

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When and how can one access cobra?

October 9, 2018

How do I access COBRA health coverage?

In addition to protecting certain individuals from high health care prices, COBRA ensures that spouses, family, and the retired are entitled to health care access when a family member experiences a major life event. Here’s what you should know about how to access COBRA health coverage as an employer. How does COBRA work? The Consolidated […]

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millennial-employees-open-enrollment

October 8, 2018

Open Enrollment is Coming. Is The Millennial Generation Informed?

With more people launching careers as freelancers, entrepreneurs, contractors, and independent workers, understanding open enrollment is more important than ever. Although a large percentage of millennial workers require or want their own insurance through the marketplace, not many millennials feel confident in their own knowledge of the process. Here’s an overview of the information gap […]

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paid vs. unpaid leave of absence

October 8, 2018

What Qualifies for an Unpaid vs. Paid Leave of Absence?

From family emergencies to medical situations, there are many reasons why your employee may need to take a leave of absence. As an employer, knowing when these periods of leave qualify as paid or unpaid can be difficult. Here’s everything you need to know so you can be sure you’re giving your employees the correct […]

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new yorks new sexual harassment law

October 8, 2018

New York’s New Sexual Harassment Law

Standing out against sexual harassment and assault has long been a taboo topic– that’s all finally changing. Due to development in the political climate and the popularity of #metoo, The Women’s March, and a number of other social movements, companies are changing the way they manage sexual assault in the workplace. Evidence of that change […]

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open enrollment quick tips

October 4, 2018

Open Enrollment Quick Tips

For many, open enrollment starts in less than a month! Here are our best open enrollment quick tips in an at-a-glance FAQ sheet for employers. What Is Open Enrollment? Open enrollment is a period during which employees can freely enroll in or change their health insurance plan or other benefits programs. When Does Open Enrollment […]

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coworkers developing a company mission statement

October 4, 2018

8 Effective Company Mission Statement Examples to Steal From

A mission statement articulates an entity’s essence by capturing its purpose and its core values. Whether you’re creating your personal brand, building that fledgling business, or refreshing an existing brand, a well-constructed mission statement is the core component. While they can vary greatly, successful mission statements all aim to achieve the same goal. We’re diving into […]

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what is radical transparency?

October 4, 2018

Modern Companies That Are Winning At Radical Transparency

The internet has made it easier than ever for consumers to discover sensitive information about large companies. As a result, businesses are constantly under scrutiny for aspects of their operations, products, services, and culture. Avoiding secrecy by practicing radically transparent is one of the best defenses against the negative repercussion of this easy access to […]

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are you compliant with workplace disability regulations?

October 3, 2018

Demystifying Workplace Disability: 7 FAQs

Workplace disability is a wide-ranging topic that can be intimidating for small to medium-sized businesses. The disabled and workers who become disabled on or off the job have protection under two main laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act, which is nationwide legislation as well as state Workers’ Compensation Acts. The ADA provides protection from discrimination […]

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