As you may know, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that non-discretionary bonuses are included in an employee’s regular rate of pay for overtime purposes. As a reminder, non-discretionary bonuses are: dependent on an employee’s hours worked or on the quality or quantity of the outcome of the employee’s work, determined through the employee’s service or his or her productivity or efficiency, predetermined by specific criteria, and employees know how to earn it.Read More
If you own a dental practice, you have a number of responsibilities to your employees, regardless of the size of your organization. One of those responsibilities is to ensure that employer health plans are administered properly – a task which may sound simple, but in practice can be anything but. That is because even the most informed and intelligent employers may be finding themselves confused by all of the requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Fortunately, the IRS has recognized the challenge that understanding the ACA can be, and in response it has released new guidelines intended to assist employers with questions they may have on a number of healthcare-related topics. IRS Notice 2015-87 provides guidance on...Read More