COBRA subsidy details: Notification deadline approaching

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law in March, employers can receive a 100% subsidy for extended COBRA coverage for employees who were terminated or who lost coverage because their hours were involuntarily reduced or they were involuntarily terminated, making them eligible for COBRA. While employers must bear the cost of […]

Changes to premium tax credit could increase penalty risk for some businesses

The premium tax credit (PTC) is a refundable credit that helps individuals and families pay for insurance obtained from a Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly known as an “Exchange”). A provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created the credit. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), signed into law in March 2021, made several significant enhancements […]

How does the American Rescue Plan impact individual taxpayers?

The latest Covid-relief bill – the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) – was signed into law by President Biden, and it provides several provisions specifically beneficial to restaurant owners and to small business owners and individuals in general. Much of the ARPA extends and expands on the provisions from earlier Covid-relief […]

How does the American Rescue Plan Act impact employers?

The latest Covid-relief bill – the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) – was signed into law by President Biden, and it provides several provisions specifically beneficial to restaurant owners and to small business owners and individuals in general. Much of the ARPA extends and expands on the provisions from earlier Covid-relief […]

How does the American Rescue Plan help restaurant owners?

The latest Covid-relief bill – the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) – was signed into law by President Biden, and it provides several provisions specifically beneficial to restaurant owners and to small business owners and individuals in general. Much of the ARPA extends and expands on the provisions from earlier Covid-relief […]