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ACA Reporting: Cleaning Up 2015 & Getting Ready for 2016 Filings


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Employers subject to Affordable Care Act reporting thought they'd finished the job for 2015 until their filings were "Accepted with Errors" by the IRS. What can be done about 2015 errors and how will the reporting rules - and deadlines - change for 2016 reports? The stakes remain very high: penalties for noncompliance running as high as $3 million. Join us for a live, 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Dealing with the "Accepted with Errors" message: What to do?
  • The IRS's "Top 10 List" of mistakes employers made in their 2015 filings
  • When transition relief expires: What employers will be vulnerable
  • New codes for line 14: Keys to ensuring you get it right
  • 4 major wrinkles affecting accuracy of your line 15 entries

Program Highlights

  • Dealing with Errors on 2015 Filings: The "Accepted with Errors" Message

    • SSN mismatches and omissions: How to fine & eliminate them
    • Expectations of the IRS: What you must do & when
    • Specific recommendations for dealing with errors
  • The IRS's "Don't Do This" List: Keys to Avoiding Costly Mistakes

    • What are the biggest errors employers made on their 2015 filings?
    • "Full-time employees" as the IRS defines the term - ensure compliance
    • Common mistakes & errors on Form 1094-C: Avoid avoidable penalties
  • What's New for 2016 Filings: Important Updates You Need to Know

    • Accelerated filing deadlines: Don't fall behind on important dates
    • Adjusting line 15 entries for wellness & opt-out incentives
    • New coverage mandates for transgender care & other insurance reforms
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Mr. Edward C. Fensholt is an attorney and the Director of Compliance Services at Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately-owned employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm. His background includes:

  • 26 years concentrating in the area of ERISA and other aspects of employee benefits law.
  • Extensive experience regarding: Compliance issues under the Tax Code and ERISA with respect to retirement, health and other fringe benefit plans; qualified and non-qualified plan design, implementation and administration; employee benefits issues in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Former partner in the employee benefits practice group of a large Kansas City-based law firm.
  • Frequent nationwide lecturer on employee benefit matters and published author of articles on employee benefit issues.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to prepare for the new reporting accountabilities under the Affordable Care Act.