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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pre-tax Contributions for Non Employer Sponsored Health Plans Through Section 125?

New guidance issued from the Department of Labor and Internal Revenue Service states that insurance that is not sponsored through group coverage and includes an employer contribution is NOT an eligible expense through IRS Section 125 plans. [read more...]

October 30th, 2013 • 0 Comments

Utah State Exchange AvenueH Offers Small Business Options for their Section 125 POP Documents

Utah has a state run exchange that has been running for years prior to the launch of the "Affordable Care Act".  The state run exchange named Avenue H is exclusively for small business with 2-50 employees.  Despite the delays in the federal run exchanges to offer multiple carriers on a defined contribution, Avenue H has the capability and has been perfecting their model in a working environment for several years. [read more...]

October 29th, 2013 • 0 Comments

Section 125 POP & Individual Plans….Have You Heard of The Term “Double Dip”?

Our office has been flooded with calls and e-mails concerning the ability to allow employees to run their premiums for personal plans through a Section 125 POP to avoid income tax.  Unfortunately ACA specifically identifies and prohibits the use of a Section 125 Plan for premiums through the federal exchange. [read more...]

October 3rd, 2013 • 1 Comment