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IRS Formalizes Delay

IRS Formalizes Delay: Tuesday July 9, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2013-45, which is the formal guidance that implements the delay of certain parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until 2015.  More specifically, this Notice primarily formalizes the Treasury Statement of July 2, 2013 that the employer reporting requirements related to […]

DOMA Decision Affects Employers’ Obligations under the FMLA

Peter J. Marathas, Jr. Legal & Compliance Director, Benefit Advisors Network Produced in conjunction with Proskauer Rose law firm. On June 26, 2013, the United States Supreme Court struck down the federal law that defined “marriage” as a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and “spouse” as a person […]

The DOMA Decision and its Impact on Employee Benefit Plans

How Will the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision Impact Your Employee Benefit Plans? Peter J. Marathas, Jr. Legal & Compliance Director, Benefit Advisors Network Produced in conjunction with Proskauer Rose law firm. On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that will affect virtually all employers across the country. In United States v. […]