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PEO Considerations

December 31, 2015

Why I Came Out of Retirement and Joined Zenefits

Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” From a career view, for me, that day was April 27th, 2015—the day I reported to Ops Training at Zenefits. For over 30 years, I’d been involved in an industry that […]


December 30, 2015

ACA Update: How to Prepare for the New IRS Reporting Deadlines

Concerned about filing your ACA forms in time? No need! On December 28, 2015, the IRS extended this year’s deadlines. Here are the new IRS ACA deadlines: Sending completed 1095-C Forms to Employees: Deadline is now March 31, 2016 Filing 1094-C and 1095-C Forms with the IRS: Deadline is now May 31, 2016 (if not filing […]

PEO Considerations

December 23, 2015

Ask a Zenefits Advisor: How Can We Set Up a Fair Telecommuting Policy?

Bud Bowlin has been advising business owners about health insurance and benefits for more than 35 years. For his 70th birthday, we gave him his own advice column. Got a burning benefits question for Bud? Send it to AskBud@zenefits.com. Hi Bud, We’re a 15-person company in California. Since we’re small, many of us need to […]

gavel and flag

December 22, 2015

“Small Group Employer” Definition in Each State

Initially, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) defined “small employer” as an employer who employed an average of at least 1 but not more than 100 employees. The Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act, which became effective October 7, 2015, amended the ACA definition of “small employer.” Currently, a “small employer” is defined as an […]

Obama signs law

December 21, 2015

What Employers Need to Know About the Cadillac Tax Delay

On Friday, December 18th, President Obama signed a large spending and tax bill that pushes back the start of the Cadillac Tax from 2018 to 2020. This decision comes after mounting pressure from Republican and Democratic lawmakers, employers and insurers, and businesses and labor unions. These diverse groups argued that the tax unfairly penalizes employers and unionized workers […]


December 17, 2015

Quiz: Which Work Habits Can You Improve in the New Year?

New Year’s Day usually means renewed vows to get to the gym, quit a bad habit, or start saving. Make this year different by also vowing to improve your work habits. After all, you spend at least eight hours a day at work, so why not make those hours a bit more productive and positive? […]