IRS Updates 2017 ‘Pay or Play’ Penalty and Affordability Amounts

Q&As Also Address Offers of Coverage Under ‘Pay or Play’ The IRS has updated its existing Q&As on the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility (“pay or play”) requirements to reflect adjustments to the pay or play penalty and affordability amounts. Those adjustments are as follows: For calendar year 2017, the applicable per-employee dollar penalties […]

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What to Do After the Federal Tax-Filing Deadline

IRS Offers Tips on Filing After April 18, Checking Refund Status, and Changing Withholding While tax day has come and gone for most people, some taxpayers may still be dealing with their federal taxes. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers the following tips for handling some typical after-tax-day issues. Filing After the April 18 Deadline […]

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ARIS & Exchange LA Happy Hour Circle

President of Applied Resource Insurance Solutions, Bryan Hummitzsch, along with their Marketing Director, Maggie-Mae Laufman, attended the Happy Hour Circle for Exchange LA last week. At the Happy Hour Circle, many business executives mingled and had the chance to get to know each other on a personal level, outside of their home chapters. ARIS belongs […]

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What to Do When an IRS Letter Arrives

Be On Alert for Tax Scams, Including Demands for Payment The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) mails millions of pieces of correspondence every year to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Here are some suggestions on how to best handle a letter or notice from the IRS: Do not panic. Simply responding will take care of […]

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USCIS to Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

New Green Cards and EADs Implicate Form I-9 and E-Verify U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (“Green Card”) and the Employment Authorization Document (“EAD”). USCIS is expected to begin issuing the new Green Cards and EADs on May 1, 2017. Redesigned Cards The new Green Cards […]

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Team ARIS celebrates Earth Day by planting vegetables at local school!

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, marks Earth Day. Every year, more than one billion people across the world mark the event by showing support for environmental protection. Festivals, rallies, and outdoor events are held in nearly 200 countries, encouraging people to be more environmentally friendly. The very first event for Earth Day was held in America nearly […]

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ARIS supports Local Veterans, Active Duty, & First Responders

Applied Resource Insurance Solutions hosts a large event benefitting Operation Gratitude, and our local heroes. Valencia, CA, May 23, 2017:  May 23rd marks the date of the Charity Wine Tasting Event benefitting Operation Gratitude, an event that began with a group of Santa Clarita business executives who come together every quarter and host local events […]

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10 emerging developments in liability insurance

Life moves pretty fast, so our insurance needs to be faster. The insurance industry has kept up with the world’s ever-evolving demands by infusing technology to connect consumers and agents on a greater scale and reduce risk. But with the world on its heels, the insurance industry has opened itself up to more liabilities. Fortunately, change […]

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Health Care Reform Updates: How to Appeal a Marketplace Notice

Appeals Due Within 90 Days Health Insurance Marketplaces are now sending letters to notify certain employers that one or more of their employees has been determined eligible for advance premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions and has enrolled in a Marketplace plan. Because these events may trigger penalties under the Affordable Care Act’s “pay or […]

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New Individual Marketplace Open Enrollment Period Dates Announced

Marketplace Special Enrollment Period Rules Also Modified The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a final rule which, among other things, amends the timing of the annual Health Insurance Marketplace (“Marketplace”) open enrollment period for the 2018 plan year and modifies the rules for Marketplace special enrollment periods. New Individual Marketplace […]

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