TAG: full-time equivalent employees

August 2013 Web Extra: Figuring the tax credit

August 2, 2013By

Answer the following questions: Do you have 25 or fewer full-time employees? Are their average annual wages less than $50,000? And do you contribute more than 50 percent of your employee’s total premium costs? If your answers are “yeses,” you may well receive some assistance with your health insurance premiums under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). You may be... read more

August 2013 Web Extra: Get some ACA help

August 2, 2013By

Knowledge pays. That goes double for a vast piece of legislation such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Want to learn more? The Internet offers a number of useful sources. “It would be helpful for employers to go to healthcare.gov,” says Larry S. Boress, President and CEO of the Midwest Business Group on Health, a Chicago-based consortium of more than... read more

‘Affordable’ care?

July 26, 2013By

Will “Obamacare” batter or bolster your bottom line? The question is an important one, given the impact of health insurance costs on the earnings of small business owners. While calculating the precise effect of the complicated Affordable Care Act (ACA) is difficult, you have a good chance of turning it to your advantage if you have fewer than 50 employees... read more