December 2017
Stay Current Newsletter
art0Repeal of the ACA's Individual Mandate...But Wait

The Senate passed its tax bill, which included a repeal of the ACA's individual mandate. Individuals would no longer be required to pay an annual tax penalty equal to 2.5 percent of their household income or $695, whichever is greater. The measure still has to be reconciled with an earlier House-passed version before being sent to President Trump.

Missed our blog post? Read it here.

art2HR Done Right Blog: Harassment - From Hollywood to Washington to Your Workplace

It has seemingly become the norm to turn on your TV or mobile device and hear about yet another member in the public eye being accused of or confessing to sexual harassment. Politicians, actors, judges - the list goes on. This heightened awareness is causing employers to take notice. 

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art3ACA  Employer  Penalty  Assessments  Have  Arrived 

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has started sending out Letter 226J, which informs employers of liability under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions. Please click here to learn what to do if you received the Penalty Assessment Process Letter 226J...

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art4Save the Date: Legal Update Event

Mark your calendar! Join BDR and our sister company HR Done Right as we kick off the new year with a seminar and business networking for employers. The event will be held in Sacramento Thursday, January 25, 2018. In partnership with the Sacramento office of Fisher Phillips, LLP, up to the minute legal updates and hot topics will be presented - it will be an event you won't want to miss. Registration and additional details to come.

art5Office Closure: Christmas Holiday and New Year Holiday 

BDR will be closed Monday, December 25 through Friday, December 29 and Monday, January 1, 2018, in observance of the Christmas and New Year Holiday.
Please refer to our Renewal Reminders article for helpful tips should questions arise regarding plan changes while our office is closed. In addition, your open enrollment brochure (paper and electronic versions) contains the direct insurance company contact information for further assistance.

We look forward to working with you in the new year!

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