Monthly Archives: January 2010

COBRA Subsidy Extension: Now Federal Law (Free Webinar)

January 1st, 2010

Published January 2010 After months of deliberation, the COBRA subsidy has been extended. President Obama signed H.R. 3326 into law on December 19, 2009. This law has brought a few changes to the COBRA subsidy in addition to the extension. The extension: Reverses earlier guidance that AEIs would have to start COBRA coverage on or...

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IIAS 90% Rule Program: Its Affect On FSA And HRA Debit Card Use

January 1st, 2010

Published January 2010 What is the 90% Rule? The 90% rule program if for drug stores and pharmacies who want users of FSA and HRA debit cards to have the ability to swipe cards in their stores, but are not an IIAS Registered Merchant. IIAS was established in 2008 as a way to prevent participants from...

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Payroll: Outsource Some Of Your Headaches

January 1st, 2010

Published January 2010 A popular way for employers to reduce their paperwork and compliance headaches is to outsource business functions such as bookkeeping and accounting. In fact, 58 percent of American businesses now outsource some of their functions, according to a survey conducted by the Society of Human Resources Management. Among the reasons: it cuts...

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