The Qualified Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit and Grant
Included in the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are a few new income tax credits. In particular, there is one that many new startups and growing health care industry enterprises may benefit from—the qualifying therapeutic...
Published on August 01, 2010
The Health Insurance Credit for Small Employers
Beginning in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provides a credit to small employers who contribute to the purchase of health insurance for their employees. This item explains and illustrates the computations
Published on October 01, 2010
FICA Taxation of Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Arrangements
With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which provided for an increase in the Medicare tax rate for certain high earners who are members of the ERISA "top hat" group, and recent discussions about the...
Published on October 01, 2014
Health Care Reform Adds New Taxes
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Patient Protection Act) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the Reconciliation Act) add a number of new taxes and make various other revenue...
Published on May 01, 2010
IRS Proposes Changes to Affordable Care Act Lookback and Cafeteria Plan Rules
The IRS issued two notices proposing to change the rules for when a taxpayer can revoke health care coverage in a cafeteria plan and enroll in a plan on the Health Insurance Marketplace exchanges, and how to measure the lookback period for determining who is a full...
Published on December 01, 2014
Health Care Legislation Requires New Planning Strategies
Two areas that practitioners should examine for opportunities to reduce the impact of Medicare tax increases on their clients are the structure of privately owned businesses and holdings in passive investment activities.
Published on September 01, 2010
Planning for the New 3.8% Medicare Tax on Unearned Income
Effective in 2013, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 will subject some individuals to a 3.8% Medicare contribution tax on...
Published on July 01, 2011
There is no shortage of summaries of the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Healthcare and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, together referred to as the Healthcare Bill. The Bill itself is over 2,000 pages of legislation. The one...
Published on May 27, 2010
IRS Guidance on FSA and HSA Reimbursements for OTC Drugs
The IRS has issued guidance implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s prohibition on reimbursement of the cost of over-the-counter drugs by HSAs, HRAs, Archer MSAs, and FSAs, which allows reimbursement for an OTC drug only if...
Published on January 01, 2011
Temp. Regs. Explain New Health Plan Requirement to Provide Preventive Services Without Cost Sharing
This item details the cost-sharing requirements relating to coverage of preventive health services mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Published on November 01, 2010