December 2016 Employer Webinar

Lather, Rinse, Repeat: IRS Reporting in 2017

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT

 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (ACA) reporting requirements are rapidly approaching for employers with group health plans or with 50 or more full time or full time equivalent employees. During 2016, the IRS provided new final instructions for employers who are preparing to file. This webinar will provide an overview of the reporting process, what we learned from the first round of reporting, and how employers should be tracking employees.

This webinar will:

  • Review the 2016 final reporting forms and instructions, highlighting new information as compared to the 2015 forms and instructions
  • Review the deadlines for employers to submit forms to the IRS and to employees, as well as the extension request process
  • Discuss reporting offers of COBRA coverage
  • Explain the difference in reporting requirements for small (less than 50 employees) and large (50 or more employees) employers, and self-funded versus fully insured
  • Review the changes to line 22 of Form 1094-C
  • Discuss the two measurement methods to determine which employees receive a 1095-C
  • Provide best practices on the monthly method and the measurement and lookback method

This 60-minute intermediate level webinar will help employers determine the best practices for reporting in 2017.

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Lorie Maring

Presenter - Lorie Maring

Lorie Maring is Of Counsel in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Fisher Phillips. She focuses her practice on helping employers navigate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.

Ms. Maring regularly advises clients on the Affordable Care Act, health and welfare benefits, qualified plans, executive compensation, MEWAs, and multiemployer plan issues.

She also represents employers in managing IRS and DOL audits, HIPAA compliance and fiduciary obligations. She serves clients in the public and private sector, including non-profit organizations and trade associations.

Ms. Maring received her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, S.C.


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