Category Archives: Healthcare

October 1 Deadline for Healthcare Exchange Notices

Under the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), a church may have to notify its employees about the state-run insurance exchanges that will debut sometime in 2014. This requirement applies to all employers who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act … Continue reading

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More Scrutiny Over Independent Contractor Classification

Is your church properly classifying its workers as employees or independent contractors?  With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act the IRS will examine independent contractor classifications more carefully and the penalties and fees for mis-classification can sky rocket.  The … Continue reading

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Does the Affordable Care Act apply to your ministry?

We get asked this question a good amount as the law goes into effect  less than a year from now.  The very first place we go to answer that question is to determine if the ministry is a “Large Employer” … Continue reading

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Don’t Purchase Health Care by the Pound

We came across this article from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield about a changing perspective with regard to how we buy healthcare.  We agree, simply paying more for health care doesn’t mean that you are getting better health care.  Every employer’s health … Continue reading

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What the new healthcare law means for your ministry

One of the main provisions from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (A.K.A. the healthcare bill, Obamacare) that will affect churches and ministries the most is the tax credit for eligible small businesses and small tax exempt organizations. The … Continue reading

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