IRS Regulations Clarify Employer ACA Reporting Requirements

The IRS issued final regulations in March designed to simplify the employer reporting requirements imposed by the Affordable Care Act. Most importantly, the regulations permit combined reporting for the multiple requirements and simplify reporting where a large employer provides affordable group health coverage, which is of minimum value to almost all of its employees. This […]

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Fish Slapped

In Texas, this poor woman was Fish Slapped by a Catfish!     This is what happens in Texas.   I just hoped she signed up for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) so she can get that treated.  Click below for the story: http://bit.ly/1kAUfnZ

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Parents Shape Teens into Responsible Drivers

Besides graduation day, the day a teenager gets their driver’s license is one of the most important days of their lives. It’s something they’ve looked forward to for years, that feeling of freedom once they hit the open road. Unfortunately, parents don’t always share the same vision. As your child begins to get behind the […]

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Is Your Intellectual Property At Risk?

Intellectual property is the crown jewel of any business, no matter its size. That’s why R&D departments exist and also why companies incur great expense to obtain patents. In fact, the race to innovate has heated up dramatically. But as Tom Aeppel noted in an October 25, 2004 The Wall Street Journal article entitled “Patent […]

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Have You Tested Your Home’s Fire Alarms Lately?

A recent study from the National Fire Protection Agency, or NFPA, found that around 95% of U.S. homes have one or more smoke alarms installed throughout the house. Unfortunately, that same study revealed that the number of homes with nonfunctioning smoke alarms vastly outnumbered the amount of homes with no alarms at all. This shows […]

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Preventing Violence Before It Happens Through Pre-Employment Screening

Violence in the workplace has become an increasingly more common occurrence. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its 2004 report entitled Fatal Occupational Injuries by Event or Exposure, 1998-2003, there were 631 documented workplace homicides in 2003. Workplace homicides are the second leading cause of death in the workplace and they make up […]

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Choosing a Home Improvement Contractor with Confidence

Whether you’re looking to do to some major remodeling or if your home just needs some basic repairs, deciding on a contractor for your home improvement project can be difficult. It’s certainly not a decision you should make in haste. Most homeowner’s insurance policies include four basic types of coverage: * Repairs to the home […]

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Hiring the Disabled: What Are Reasonable Accommodations?

The question of how far an employer must go to accommodate a disabled employee is at the very heart of the Americans With Disabilities Act.  Answering that question starts with understanding the term “reasonable accommodations.” An accommodation is any change in the physical workplace, or in the methodology usually employed to perform a job, that […]

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Press Release: Mike Alexander, Jr. and ABM Insurance & Benefit Services, Inc. have been endorsed by Dave Ramsey for Property & Casualty Insurance

Mike Alexander, Jr. and ABM Insurance & Benefit Services, Inc. have been endorsed by Dave Ramsey for Property & Casualty Insurance. Dave Ramsey is a syndicated radio and TV personality that provides financial advice to individuals and families. He is renowned for his ability to help people free themselves of debt and gain financial independence. […]

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Bad exchange decisions could cost consumers billions

  One looming problem for public exchange enrollment under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act could be a (very) costly one to consumers. A study from the Columbia School of Business found that more than 80 percent of consumers unknowingly will choose a higher cost health care plan than they need. The total bill for […]

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