Offering employer-sponsored health insurance keeps your employees healthy and happy. If you’ve decided to provide coverage, you might be wondering, “What percentage of health insurance do employers pay?” Learn what you must pay as an employer, and look at recent data on average costs.Read More What Percentage of Health Insurance Do Employers Pay?
Are you planning to offer your employees a retirement plan for the first time? Or, are you considering switching from a SIMPLE IRA to 401(k)? Whatever the case, you might have questions about the difference between a 401(k) vs. SIMPLE IRA plan. After all, you want to choose the best plan for your business.Read More 401(k) vs. Simple IRA: Understanding Retirement Plan Options
If you’re an employer who’s required to offer health insurance to employees, you may be familiar with Form 1095-C. But, how much do you know about Form 1095-C’s counterpart, IRS Form 1094-C? Get the inside scoop on what is Form 1094-C, how it differs from a 1095-C form, and more.Read More What Is IRS Form 1094-C?
As an employer, you recognize that your employees contribute to smooth business operations. What happens if an employee gets injured or ill and can’t work for an extended period of time? You and your employees need to know about short-term vs. long-term disability insurance.Read More Short-term Disability vs. Long-term Disability
Thinking about offering additional benefits to your employees? A dependent care FSA can help employees with the expense of caring for their dependents while also reducing their tax liability. Employers can also reap plenty of benefits from offering FSA dependent care, including increased employee engagement and reduced stress. Read on to learn more about who’s […]Read More FSA Dependent Care Helps Employees Help Their Loved Ones
Life has a way of complicating plans at work. Employees may get sick, injured, give birth, or need to care for a family member. In any of these situations, there are a couple of different ways your employee can take leave from work. Short-term disability and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are two options […]Read More FMLA vs. Short-Term Disability Leave
When an employee becomes unemployed at no fault of their own, that worker can receive a small amount of money to help them make ends meet during unemployment. That money comes from unemployment insurance. Unemployment insurance is funded by payroll taxes.Read More What Is Unemployment Insurance?
Many businesses use benefits as a way to attract employees. For many employer-sponsored benefits, you can decide to contribute funds. To improve employee retention at your business, and increase your company’s bottom line, you might institute a vesting schedule for your contributions. What is vesting?Read More What Is Vesting?
Here’s the situation: Your employee takes a little time off because they can’t physically work. What happens? In some cases, the employee must receive short-term disability insurance benefits. But, that all depends on whether you decide to offer it—or whether your state forces you to due to a state disability insurance program. Does yours? Let’s […]Read More An Overview of State Disability Insurance for Employers
Company-sponsored life insurance is a pretty popular employee benefit. Eighty-five percent of organizations offer it, and 98% of employees with access to the benefit enroll. Thinking about offering group-term life insurance? Like any benefit, first understand employer tax responsibilities.Read More Do You Offer Group-term Life Insurance? Here’s What That Means for Taxes