Government Documents & Releases
Frequently there are items of interest to our members companies that are released by the government that are part of the legislative development process during the healthcare reform discussion. Some are informational, while others may be significant advances in particular legislative areas. This section is designed to contain those documents issued by the government that are judged most important to our membership during the healthcare reform legislative process.
ECFC to Host 35th Annual Conference March 16-18
Washington, D.C. – March 1, 2016 – ECFC, the leading nonprofit organization promoting choice in benefit solutions, will host its 35th Annual Conference March 16-18 in Washington, D.C. ECFC and its more than 100 member organizations are champions of tax-advantaged benefits programs, and this annual event works to ensure voices are heard in the ongoing debate on employer-provided benefit plans, tax reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
ECFC Comment Letters on IRS Notice 2015-87
This letter was submitted on behalf of the Employers Council on Flexible Compensation (“ECFC”) with respect to IRS Notice 2015-87 (the “Notice”). Click here to read the article.
Obama Proposes Cadillac tax, PBGC Premium Change
Legislative and Technical Director, William Sweetnam, is quoted in a Business Insurance article regarding the president’s budget proposal to decrease the likelihood that employer plans will trigger the health care reform law’s “Cadillac” tax. Click here to read the article.
IRS Notice 2015-87- Further Guidance on Employer Provided Health Plans
This notice provides additional guidance for employer provided health plans, including health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs). Click here for IRS Notice 2015-87.
- IRS Highlights FSA and FSA Carryover Opportunities 11/16/2015
- IRS Announcements-Latest News 10/21/2015
- IRS Provides Examples of When Mistaken Employer Contributions to an HSA can be Returned 10/14/2015
- IRS Announcement 2015-22 – Identity Protection Services in Response to Breach 8/24/2015