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December 12, 2016

2017 Healthcare Updates: What Can We Expect?

Regardless of your political affiliation, the new year promises to bring us a plethora of changes to the healthcare marketplace. Let’s take a look at some of those opportunities and join the speculation that is rampant in all forms of journalistic endeavor. First, let’s address the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). […]

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November 23, 2016

FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked

A federal judge blocked the December 1st rollout of the Department of Labor rule that would increase the minimum salary threshold (from $23,660 to $47,476) for the “white collar” exemption from overtime pay. The ruling took place on November 22nd, just 10 days before the new overtime rule was supposed to go into effect. The […]

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November 22, 2016

IRS Extends ACA Reporting Deadline for Employers

Employers received a 30-day extension to distribute the 2016 ACA Reporting Forms to employees, according to IRS Notice 2016-70, released on November 18th. Specifically, the due date to distribute the 2016 ACA Reporting Forms 1095-B (Health Coverage) and 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage), was pushed from January 31, 2017 to March 2, 2017. […]

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November 16, 2016

11 FLSA FAQs – What You Need to Know

The U.S. Department of Labor announced sweeping changes to certain provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which are scheduled to go into effect on December 1, 2016.  Specifically, the updated regulations increase the salary threshold below which most white-collar, salaried workers are entitled to overtime. This impacts about 4.2 million workers, who may […]

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November 14, 2016

Navigating Nashville’s Health Care Marketplace

Deciding which health insurance plan is right for your small business can be complicated and time consuming — but it doesn’t have to be. Zenefits teamed up with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Nashville Mayor’s Office to present a webinar on November 10th to help small businesses and entrepreneurs navigate the process. […]

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November 9, 2016

FSA Contribution Cap to Increase to $2600 in 2017

Employees can contribute up to $2600 in pre-tax money into their health care flexible spending account (FSA) next year – an increase of $50 from 2016. This news, released in the Revenue Procedure 2016-55 by the IRS on October 25th, is welcomed for employees who have their fair share of health expenses. FSAs help cover […]

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November 8, 2016

How to Classify, Apply, and Comply with FLSA

As an employer, there are many critical laws that you must follow to have a thriving business. One of the most ill-understood among them is the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, which governs overtime, minimum wage, and child labor law. The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law that sets federal minimum wage […]

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compliance - Licensing+ app

October 14, 2016

Updates on Licensing

We’re excited to announce three developments in Zenefits’ ongoing efforts to move forward and lead the industry in licensing compliance. In a keynote address at Dreamforce this week, our CEO David Sacks showcased our new Salesforce app – called Licensing+ – which features best-in-class internal controls for insurance licensure. We previously wrote about these controls […]

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September 13, 2016

Zenefits is Now a Leader in Licensing Compliance

We’re pleased to announce that Zenefits will showcase its licensing compliance app for the first time in a keynote address at Dreamforce on October 6. As we announced in February, Zenefits created and implemented  a licensing controls app to manage our own licensing issues. In June, we announced our intention to open-source this technology for […]

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August 26, 2016

Overtime Legislation: The Final Rule Key Provisions and Impact for Employers

Dear Bud, I read recently about a new overtime rule that President Obama is requiring of employers. Can you tell me what I need to know about administering and how it will affect my business? I’m sure other employers are as in the dark as I am. Will these new regulations ever stop? Overwhelmed (by) […]

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July 8, 2016

11 Compliance Resources to Help Keep Your Business Afloat

For approximately 80% of small businesses, the owner is primarily responsible for regulatory issues. But in a recent survey, 60% had some level of difficulty understanding and managing through regulations and laws that affect their business. These stats shouldn’t surprise. Running a business today is not without its challenges. But, here’s the thing: non-compliance can […]

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June 17, 2016

New Study Details Impact of Compliance Challenges on Small Business Growth

Whenever small businesses are asked about their biggest challenges, taxes, accessing capital, and hiring are always at the top of the list. Regulation, too, is typically cited as a big concern, and a new study last week shed additional light on the regulatory headache that continues to cause small businesses and entrepreneurs pain. The study […]

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