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Obamacare ‘For the Foreseeable Future’

House Republicans called off a vote on their Obamacare replacement bill today, sending shockwaves through the nation and the party.  After weeks of negotiation, no… Read More…

Is the IRS Enforcing the Obamacare Employer Mandate?

Ever since President Trump signed an executive order in January to minimize the economic burden of Obamacare, business owners have been on high alert.  Things… Read More…

5 Things You Need to Know About the Obamacare Replacement Plan

House Republicans on Monday released long-anticipated legislation for replacing Obamacare.  What’s already being coined “Ryancare”, a tip of the hat to House Speaker Paul Ryan,… Read More…

Weakened Enforcement of Obamacare’s Individual Mandate. So now what?

Shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an executive order designed to weaken the Affordable Care Act by directing federal agencies to look for ways… Read More…

Deadline for Health Reimbursement Arrangements Approaching

Back in December, then President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act which, among other things, restored the ability of small businesses to offer health… Read More…

How the President’s First Week Impacts Your Business

He’s had a busy week.   The first week of Donald Trump’s administration has been marked by a flurry of executive actions.  These actions, in… Read More…

Trump vs. Ryan Tax Plans

Back in October, when Trump was trailing Hillary Clinton in the polls, he released his plans for his first 100 days in office.  Among other… Read More…

Huge Win for Health Reimbursement Arrangements (and small businesses)

One of small business owners’ most pressing questions surrounding healthcare over the past few years has been this: How can I offer my employees the… Read More…

Tax Law Changes for 2017

2017 will be here in the blink of an eye, and with it a number of changes to tax laws that business owners will want… Read More…

New Overtime Rules On Hold

Just days before the implementation date, a federal judge in Texas put the brakes on the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) new federal overtime rule.  The… Read More…